News Release
July 13, 2009
Contact: Special Agent Ramona Sanchez
Number: 602 664-5725

DEA, Arizona AG to Hold Press Conference on Prescription Drug Bust Involving an Arizona Physician

JUL 13 -- (Phoenix, Ariz.—July 13, 2009) Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Elizabeth W. Kempshall and Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard will hold a press conference today at 2:30 p.m. to announce the results of a 12-month investigation involving the illegal distribution of prescription drugs. The press conference will be held at the DEA’s Phoenix Office, 3010 N. 2 nd St.

Kempshall and Goddard will be joined by representatives from the DEA’s Tactical Diversion Task Force, which includes Arizona Department of Public Safety, Phoenix Police Department, Apache Junction Police Department, Peoria Police Department, Surprise Police Department, Mesa Police Department, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, OIG, as well as other agencies involved in the investigation, including Kingman Police Department, Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET), Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) Fraud Unit, Nevada Department of Public Safety, Arizona Pharmacy Board and the DEA Digital Evidence Laboratory.

Event Information

What: Press Conference on Prescription Drug Bust Involving an Arizona Physician

When: Monday, July 13 - 2:30 p.m.
(Setup by 2:15 p.m.)

Where: DEA Office Building - First Floor Conference Room
3010 N. 2 nd St .
Phoenix , Ariz. 85012

For more information, contact DEA PIO, Special Agent Ramona Sanchez, at (602) 664-5725.

MEDIA: Please bring microphones for the podium as a mult box is not available. Also bring your press credentials for sign-in.