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Drug Investigation Update and Correction

Posted: September 28, 2007 2:21:22 PM PDT

This is an update and correction to the Press Release dated 9/27/07 from the Northwest Regional Drug Task Force.


The Northwest Regional Drug Task Force* (DTF) announced the arrest of two more suspects in Wednesdays drug raids.  Arrested without incident today (9/28/07) at the Days Inn Motel on Samish Way, in Bellingham, were Robert Matthew Gwinner (3/2/66) and Leila Dawn McNamara (9/15/72).  A DTF detective spotted a van belonging to Gwinner behind the motel.  Several DTF detectives and Bellingham Police Special Investigation detectives served a search warrant at the motel and located the pair.  They were transported to jail by Bellingham Police patrol units.

Gwinner was booked on 8 counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Oxycodone). 

McNamara was booked on Delivery of a Controlled Substance (cocaine).

Correction:  In the original press release dated 9/27/07 the school mentioned was "Sehome High School,"  the correct school that should have been listed was "Squalicum High School.


Media Contact:
Lieutenant Rick Sucee
Commander, Northwest Regional Drug Task Force
360 815-1696 

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