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.
Lieutenant Rick Sucee
Commander, Northwest Regional Drug Task Force