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July 15, 2020

Murder-For-Hire Plot Foiled Againist a DEA Task Force Officer

DALLAS - DEA announced that a four-person cabal has been charged with plotting to arrange a murder-for-hire on a DEA task force officer.

A federal grand jury indicted Manual Garcia Gomez, 22, Jorge Humberto Velazco Larios, 27, Eva Denisse Gomez Garcia, 38, and Alicia Yuritzi Juarez Martinez, 31, for conspiracy to use interstate commerce in the commission of murder-for-hire.

July 2, 2020

Five Muskogee defendants guilty, sentenced for intimidating police informant

MUSKOGEE, Okla.– The DEA Dallas Field Division in partnership with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced the sentencing of Muskogee residents, Derrick Christopher Segue, age 26, to 65 months imprisonment and three years supervised release, and Klawaun Lynell Sutton a/k/a “O.G.G.,” 38, to 80 months imprisonment and three y

June 23, 2020

Seven indicted for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Eastern Oklahoma

MUSKOGEE, Okla. – The DEA Dallas Field Division and United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced today that seven defendants, primarily residents of Pittsburg, Le Flore, and Sequoyah Counties, have been indicted for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and

June 5, 2020

New Boston Man Sentenced for East Texas Drug Trafficking Crimes

TEXARKANA, Texas – A 48-year-old New Boston, Texas, man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced DEA Dallas Division Special Agent in Charge Eduardo A. Chávez and U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox today.

June 3, 2020

Han Gil Hotel demolished, was a "safe haven" for drug distributors

DALLAS - On Tuesday, demolition crews began razing Han Gil Hotel Town, the drug-infested Dallas motel at the center of a 23-defendant drug trafficking probe, announced DEA Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas Field Division Eduardo A. Chávez and U.S.

February 20, 2020

DEA announces launch of Operation Crystal Shield

DALLAS – Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon today announced that the DEA will direct enforcement resources to methamphetamine “transportation hubs” — areas where methamphetamine is often trafficked in bulk and then distributed across the country.

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