Man arrested on multiple drug, gun charges in Muscogee County

Published: Nov. 16, 2022 at 4:41 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A narcotics investigation by the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office Drug, Gang and Fugitive Task Force has led to the arrest of a validated gang member and the seizure of drugs and a firearm.

On Nov. 7, Metellus Socorro Epps, Sr was found in possession of the following items:

  • 20.1 grams of crack cocaine
  • 6.9 grams of powdered cocaine
  • 328.5 grams of marijuana
  • Glock 26 9mm pistol
  • Digital scale
  • $900 in US currency
Man arrested on multiple drug, gun charges in Muscogee County
Man arrested on multiple drug, gun charges in Muscogee County(Source: Muscogee County Sheriff's Office)

Epps was taken to the Muscogee County Jail and charged with the following:

  • Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime
  • Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute
  • Possession of Drug-Related Objects
  • Obstruction of a Law Enforcement Officer (Misdemeanor)