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Twisp Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

May 16, 2014


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Thirty-eight year old Matthew Bruce Mathwich, of Twisp was arrested Wednesday on multiple drug charges, including possession of Methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said Mathwich’s arrest was related to the investigation that lead to arrests and a search warrant back in April at Gebbers Camp 2, by members of the North Central Washington Narcotics Task Force, the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office and United States Border Patrol.

Rogers said Mathwich admitted he was selling methamphetamine to at least 25 or 30 different people in Twisp and surrounding area. Mathwich told officers that dealing drugs was his only source of income as he did not have a job. 

The Sheriff said Mathwich told detectives that his suppliers were individuals who were living in the “lost city” near Brewster but that those individuals had been arrested.  Task Force Detectives know the “lost city” as Gebbers Camp 2. When Mathwich was arrested he was found in possession of about 23 grams of methamphetamine. 

Mathwich was booked into the Okanogan County Jail and booked for; Three counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine. Three counts of Deliver of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine, Within 1,000 Feet of a School Bus Stop; and One count of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine, With Intent to Deliver.



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