Wayne County District Attorney Press Release

Scranton woman charged in drug overdose death of two Wayne County residents

Posted 9/28/21

Wayne County District Attorney A.G. Howell announced the arrest of Nicole Schmidt, 35, of Scranton PA.

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Wayne County District Attorney Press Release

Scranton woman charged in drug overdose death of two Wayne County residents

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HONESDALE, PA — Wayne County District Attorney A.G. Howell announced the arrest of Nicole Schmidt, 35, of Scranton PA. Schmidt is charged with two (2) counts of drug delivery resulting in death, two  (2) counts of delivery of a controlled substance, and one (1) count of criminal use of a  communication facility. The criminal complaint alleges on October 1, 2019, Schmidt sold heroin/fentanyl to John Klikus and Karrie Klikus, of Canaan Township, Wayne County PA.  Soon after the drug transaction, John and Karrie died after overdosing on the drugs purchased from Schmidt. 

A preliminary arraignment was held by the Honorable District Judge Linus Myers for the charges. Judge Myers set bail at $50,000. A central court appearance for the charges is set for October 6, 2021.  

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