Opioid Crisis Friday: Ferndale parents charged for first-degree murder in death of 5-year-old.

The three adults were arrested for first-degree murder. Author: KING 5 Staff FERNDALE, Wash. — Three adults were arrested Thursday in connection to the death of a 5-year-old girl. According to a press release from the Ferndale Police Department, the girl died after she ingested fentanyl at her home on March 8 of this year. Her parents, MelissaContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Ferndale parents charged for first-degree murder in death of 5-year-old.”

Opioid Crisis Friday: Cusick man to spend 14 years in federal prison for fentanyl trafficking.

by Vincent Saglimbeni SPOKANE, Wash. — A 23-year-old Cusick man was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for fentanyl trafficking. James Holmes pleaded guilty in April to conspiracy to distribute fentanyl. His 14-year sentence will run concurrently with a 151-month sentence for related conduct in Idaho. After his release, he will serve five yearsContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Cusick man to spend 14 years in federal prison for fentanyl trafficking.”

Opioid Crisis Friday: Man banned from Camp Hope busted by deputies with over 900 suspected fentanyl pills

by Vincent Saglimbeni SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — A 20-year-old man was arrested after police found him with over 900 suspected fentanyl pills, methamphetamine and cash. On Dec. 9, detectives from the Spokane Valley Investigative Unit and Spokane Valley Control contacted four people in a 2003 white Aura at Camp Hope. The Spokane County Sheriff’s OfficeContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Man banned from Camp Hope busted by deputies with over 900 suspected fentanyl pills”