2 held on $1M bonds for alleged heroin trafficking in Randolph County

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Jermaine Artavious Johnson and April Gail Johnson

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Two people are in custody under $1,250,000 secured bonds over alleged heroin trafficking in Randolph County.

Jermaine Artavious Johnson, 39, and April Gail Johnson, 39, both of Climax, are each charged with numerous drug violations including three counts of trafficking opium/heroin, two counts of possession of heroin and possession with intent to sell/deliver heroin.

On Monday, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit, along with Asheboro Police Department Vice Narcotics Unit, conducted an investigation involving a residence located in the 4000 block of Plum Tree Road in Climax.

According to the sheriff’s office, 8.6 grams of heroin, 122 dosage units of oxymorphone, 92 dosage units of oxycodone and $6,184 in cash were seized.

Both Jermaine and April Johnson were placed in the Randolph County Jail under a $1,250,000 secured bond.

The sheriff’s office said further charges are pending on additional suspects.