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April 30, 2020

DEA Reminds Americans to Keep Medications Secure

OMAHA, Neb. – The Omaha Division Drug Enforcement Administration is reminding people to secure prescription medications in an effort to avoid misuse, abuse and diversion during this time in which families are staying home over concerns of the Coronavirus pandemic.

April 30, 2020

Federal charges filed in burglary at hospital

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge J. Michael Gannon and United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced today, April E. Hayworth, 31, Indianapolis, and Christina A. Smith, 37, Indianapolis, were charged today on federal drug, conspiracy, and burglary charges.  

April 29, 2020

Worcester man sentenced to 134 months for heroin and cocaine conspiracy

BOSTON – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle and United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling announced that Vito Nuzzolilo, 46, was sentenced during a videoconference hearing before U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to 134 months in prison and eight years of supervised release.

April 28, 2020

Gateway Strike Force Combats Drugs, Violence in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area

ST. LOUIS – A new St. Louis Gateway Strike Force has been formed to combat drug traffickers and violent criminals on both sides of the Mississippi River, announced Adam Cohen of the Department of Justice’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Executive Office, U.S. Attorney Steve Weinhoeft in the Southern District of Illinois, and U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen in the Eastern District of Missouri today.

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