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February 13, 2019

DEA Omaha Division feels effects of Sinaloa Cartel

OMAHA, Neb. –The February 12 conviction of Sinaloa Cartel drug trafficker Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman-Lorea serves as a reminder of the effect his organization has had on the five states that make up the Drug Enforcement Administration Omaha Division.  Countless illicit drugs have made their way into local communities in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota from routes that begin in Mexico.

February 12, 2019

Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzmán is found guilty on all counts

DENVER - The conviction of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman demonstrates the dedication and determination of the men and women of the Drug Enforcement Administration to bring the world’s most dangerous and prolific drug trafficker to justice. Those who bring drugs and violence into the United States that destroy lives and communities will not be tolerated, nor evade DEA’s reach.

February 12, 2019

Nebraska Commercial Interdiction Unit receives regional award

OMAHA, Neb. –The Nebraska Commercial Interdiction Unit, made up of Omaha Division United States Drug Enforcement Administration agents, Nebraska State Patrol investigators, Douglas County Sheriff deputies, a Pottawattamie County Sheriff deputy and a Nebraska National Guard Counter Drug staff sergeant, was presented the Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Outstanding Interdiction Effort Award by HIDTA Executive Director Jeffrey Stamm in the DEA Omaha Division office today.

February 12, 2019

Multiple white supremacist gang members among 54 defendants charged in RICO indictment

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Dozens of members of a white supremacist gang allegedly responsible for multiple acts of violence were charged in a superseding indictment unsealed today in the Eastern District of Arkansas. The indictment alleges that the New Aryan Empire is a racketeering enterprise, which committed violent acts—attempted murder, kidnapping, and maiming—in support of its organization and its wide-ranging drug-trafficking operation.

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