September 10, 2020
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Attorney General William P. Barr Joins DEA Acting Administrator Timothy J. Shea to Announce Results of Operation Crystal Shield
Nearly 29,000 pounds of methamphetamine seized by DEA before reaching American streets
WASHINGTON – Today, Attorney General William P. Barr and Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Timothy J. Shea announced the results of Operation Crystal Shield, a DEA–led effort targeting the command and control elements of Mexican cartels that operate major methamphetamine “transportation hubs” throughout the United States.