Nurse pleads guilty to drug tampering
Last updated 12/10/2021 at 9:43am
SPOKANE – The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern Dist. of Washington has reported that Esther Rae Tuller, age 40, of Moses Lake, has pleaded guilty to tampering with morphine medication while working as a registered nurse. Chief U.S. District Judge Stanley A. Bastian accepted Tuller’s guilty plea and scheduled a sentencing hearing for March 17, 2022, in Spokane.
According to court documents and information disclosed during Tuller’s change of plea hearing, between August 2019 and April 2020, Tuller was a Washington-licensed registered nurse employed at the Confluence Health Clinic...