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Spokane woman pleads guilty to drug possession

Prosecutor said Simons is a “high-level” drug dealer

COLFAX — On Friday, May 5, in a Superior Court hearing, Nicole Simmons, 31, of Spokane, pled guilty to possessing a controlled substance with intent to deliver and was sentenced to 20 months maximum in prison by Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey.

Deputies arrested Simmons near Tekoa in a stolen truck from Palouse in January.

Simmons had tens of thousands of dollars in drugs, according to reports.

Drugs included a hazardous type of fentanyl pill that looks like candy called “Skittles,” and reportedly had over 1,500 fentanyl pills, over a half pound of methamphetamine, and 40 grams...


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