Two women charged in Enochville heroin conspiracy

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 9, 2012

ENOCHVILLE — Kannapolis Police arrested two women at an Enochville residence yesterday after authorities said they conspired to sell heroin.
Police arrested 51-year-old Tamara Wallace, of Spring Garden Avenue, and 35-year-old Jessie Payne Purvis at Wallace’s residence about 4 p.m.
Purvis got the bulk of the charges and was given a $50,000 bond.
She was charged with felony possession of heroin, felony conspiring to traffic in heroin, felony conspiracy to sell heroin, felony maintaining a dwelling for keeping or storing drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Wallace was also charged with felony conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was given a $10,000 bond.
Rowan County deputies assisted in the arrest at the Spring Garden Avenue. Deputies have said on prior incidents that the area is being targeted for drug activity.