Spokane Police Arrest Drug Dealer for Weapons Violation

Sgt. Terry Preuninger, PIO

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 2:15 p.m.

Spokane Police patrol officers, SPD Patrol Anti-Crime Team and narcotics detectives arrest long suspected drug dealer.

On 09-27-19 PACT was contacted for their assistance in the serving of a search warrant by SPD Officer Heiman and Cpl. Briggs. The warrant was related to drugs and firearms.   Ofc. Heiman had obtained the warrant for a location in the 1500 block of E. Decatur regarding suspect Michelle J Wilkinson, 64.

Wilkinson has long been a suspect in narcotics dealing.  In 2017 PACT served a warrant at the location and recovered drugs, guns and cash. 

For this case PACT along with detectives from the Spokane Police Special Investigative Unit, Corporal Briggs, and Officer Heiman executed the warrant at the location.  Multiple people were detained including Wilkinson. The search of the residence revealed a small amount of meth, OxyContin pills, and a sawed-off double barrel shotgun. Wilkinson was arrested by Ofc. Heiman for Unlawful possession of a firearm 2nd degree, possession of an illegal firearm and Possession of a controlled substance.

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