Two Arrested After Drugs Found In Apartments


On Tuesday August 4, 2020 at approximately 8:00 AM the Tillamook Narcotics Team (TNT), comprised of detectives from the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office and the Tillamook Police Department, served a search warrant at The Bedrock Apartments in Tillamook. Two apartments were searched and evidence of drug possession, counterfeit money and felon in possession of firearms was found. The search warrant was the culmination of an ongoing investigation into longtime drug and criminal activity being conducted in the area of the Bedrock Apartments.


50-year old Mark Edward Williams, and 25-year old Mahkayla Larae Swartzell both of Tillamook were arrested and lodged on the

following charges at the Tillamook County Jail: Mark Edward Williams: -Possession of Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine -Possession of Controlled Substance, Heroin -Possession of Schedule I controlled substance (psilocybin mushrooms) -Felon in possession of a firearm (2 counts) -Forgery I -Frequenting a place where drugs are used, kept or sold Mahkayla Swartzell: -Possession of Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine -Possession of Controlled Substance, Heroin -Possession of Schedule I controlled substance (psilocybin mushrooms) -Forgery I -Frequenting a place where drugs are used, kept or sold.


TNT was assisted by members of the Tillamook Police Department, Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office and Tillamook Fire Department. The Tillamook County Narcotics Team is comprised of detectives from the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office and the Tillamook City Police Department. The Tillamook Narcotics Team tip line is 503-815-3319

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