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Business owner denies cocaine dealing

Business owner denies cocaine dealing

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A local business owner denies police accusations that he traded cocaine for iPods at his repair store.

Blair Hewitt told KGMI that he never dealt cocaine at his iPod repair store on State Street.

He says he could tell the man trying to sell him iPods was an undercover cop, but that the purchases were all legitimate.

Hewitt says at the undercover cop’s insistence, he did tell him where to find a cocaine dealer, but that he was never involved in any sales of the drug.

Hewitt has yet to be formally charged with a crime.

He’s scheduled for arraignment on Friday.