One suspect arrested, another wanted on drug and gun charges

Latreese Vereen (Photo: CCSO)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — After one arrest, the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for a second suspect wanted on drug and gun charges.

26-year-old Latreese Cherika Felencia Vereen, of Whiteville, is wanted after deputies searched a home on Twin Pines Road on September 9.

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Investigators allegedly found cocaine and multiple weapons inside.

Marquez Montrell Cherry (Photo: CCSO)

On Tuesday, US Marshals arrested one of the suspects, Marquez Cherry.

Cherry was also wanted for questioning in connection with a triple homicide in Columbus County.