Felon promoted prostitution from motels and his home, Cumberland County deputies say

Roland Jeremy Snoke in a photo from the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.
Roland Jeremy Snoke in a photo from the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A Cumberland County man is facing drug, firearm and prostitution charges after authorities searched his home on Tuesday, officials said.

The search took place at the home of Roland Jeremy Snoke at in the 2500 block of Previs Drive in Fayetteville, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sean Swain said in an email.

Inside the home, officials seized 16.20 grams of Oxycodone, 2.29 grams of powder heroin, and 1.83 grams of rock heroin, Swain said.

A .38 caliber Smith and Wesson handgun was also found in the house, according to Swain.

Swain also said that “Snoke was originally suspected of promoting prostitution on three different occasions in July of 2016.”

“Snoke is accused of renting rooms at the local motels and using his residence for the advancement of prostitution by keeping a place of seclusion or shelter for the practice of prostitution,” Swain added.

Snoke is  charged with three felony counts of promoting prostitution, possession of a firearm by a felon, two counts of trafficking opium or heroin, maintaining a dwelling for the sale of controlled substance and manufacture schedule I controlled substance.

Snoke’s had his bond increased by $130,000 after he showed up late to his first court appearance, Swain said.

Snoke is being held the Cumberland County Jail on a $175,000 secured bond.

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