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April 12, 2019

Law enforcement dismantles drug ring operating in Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – United States Attorney Andrew Murray announced today that law enforcement have dismantled a drug ring operating in Asheville, charging eight of its members with drug conspiracy and drug and firearm-related offenses. The 35-count criminal indictment was returned by the federal grand jury on April 2, 2019, and was unsealed today.

DEA Asheville Post of Duty Engages in First-Ever Major Takedown on Indian Reservation

In anticipation of round-up number two in 2019, in September 24-28, 2018, the Asheville Post of Duty (POD), along with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), the Swain County, Jackson County and Buncombe County  Sheriff’s Offices,  the Cherokee Indian Police Department, the Asheville Police Department and several other state and local law enforcement partners assigned to the High Intensi...
March 21, 2019

Niagara Falls man pleads guilty to drug and gun charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration's New York Division and U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. of the Western District of New York announced that Milton Williams, Jr., 35, of Niagara Falls, N.Y., pleaded guilty,before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A.

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