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October 11, 2019

Final defendant sentenced to federal prison for drug and firearm offenses in connection with the murder of two Midlanders in July 2015

In Midland today, a federal judge sentenced 25-year-old Sean Blake Jobe of Midland, to 30 years in federal prison on firearm and drug trafficking charges in connection with the murder of two Midland residents in July 2015, announced U.S. Attorney John F. Bash, Midland Police Chief Seth Herman and Drug Enforcement Administration El Paso Division Special Agent in Charge Kyle W.

October 11, 2019

Newark man admits role in drug distribution ring after heroin seized at Newark Penn Station

NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division, Susan A. Gibson, and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, announced a Newark man today admitted possessing heroin that was seized from him at Newark Penn Station.

Jeremy Lorenzo, 30, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 200 grams of heroin.

October 10, 2019

Anchorage nurse practitioner and Soldotna doctor arrested on separate federal narcotics charges

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Special agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested an Anchorage nurse practitioner and a Soldotna doctor on separate federal narcotics charges, which allege that they illegally distributed large amounts of opioids and other powerful narcotics by writing prescriptions for "patients" without medical examinations and lacking medical necessity. Federal law enforcement officials executed multiple search warrants in both cases yesterday.

October 8, 2019

First Lady Melania Trump kicks off National Red Ribbon Week with DEA

WASHINGTON – First Lady Melania Trump today joined DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon to celebrate the official launch of the 2019 Red Ribbon campaign, dedicated to preserving the memory of DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena – a DEA special agent who was kidnapped, tortured, and murdered in Mexico by drug traffickers. Red Ribbon Week furthers the cause for which he gave his life, as communities across the country pledge to fight against the violence of drug crime and the misery of addiction.

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