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Remarks by DEA Acting Administrator Tim Shea

Tallahassee, Florida - October 6, 2020

October 06, 2020

DEA Acting Administrator Tim Shea visits Tallahassee, Florida

Remarks as prepared for delivery

DEA’s Acting Administrator Timothy Shea visited Tallahassee, Florida Oct 6, to participate in a law enforcement round table with Florida’s Attorney General, Ashley Moody, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, Lawrence Keefe and the Acting Special Agent in Charge of DEA’s Miami Field Division, Keith Weis.  The roundtable focused on the illegal drug threat in Northern Florida and DEA’s partnerships with state and local law enforcement.  Following the round table, Shea, Moody, Keefe and Weis participated in a pooled press conference where they recognized the work of DEA Special Agent Justin Duralia and members of the U.S. Attorney’s office who helped disrupt and dismantle significant methamphetamine drug trafficking organizations in North Florida.  Additionally, in Atlanta, DEA’s Operation Crystal Shield took down a major source of supply of methamphetamine for North Florida. A link to his comments is here.  Acting Administrator Shea wrapped up his day with a visit to the DEA’s Regional Office in Tallahassee.


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