Two arrested in Moses Lake cocaine bust

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MOSES LAKE — Grant County’s Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested two Moses Lake residents yesterday in connection with an investigation into cocaine sales, according to a press release.

Jose P. Solis, 32, and Karalyn Fithen, 34, were arrested when INET detectives served a search warrant at a home in the 3000 block of Lee Drive Northeast. Investigators seized cocaine, digital scales, packaging materials, methamphetamine paraphernalia, cash and a semi-automatic handgun, according to a press release.

Solis was lodged in the Grant County Jail for suspicion of delivery of cocaine. Fithen was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm, and a recommendation of gun and drug paraphernalia possession charges will be filed with the Grant County Prosecuting Attorney, according to the press release.

Grant County sheriff’s deputies and Moses Lake Animal Control assisted with the operation.

— Staff report

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