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Oxycodone smuggled into Spokane on flights, investigators say

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Women with ties to a Los Angeles gang smuggled about 10,000 illicit pills a week for several years through Spokane International Airport, according to federal investigators.

The painkillers were sold by Spokane drug dealers and the cash collected was then often flown back to California, sometimes in bundles of bills totaling more than $100,000 stashed in checked luggage.

Local and federal drug agents busted the suspected oxycodone ring in March 2013, implicating dozens of people including the owner of a…

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