USA 🇺🇸 (DEA): March 5 – 2021 – Recent News Releases

March 4, 2021

Nassau Doctor Charged with Five Counts of Murder for Depraved Prescription Abuse

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration New York Division Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, and Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder announced today that a Nassau County doctor has been arraigned on five counts of murder for prescription practices that led to the death of five patients between 2016 and 2018.

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March 3, 2021

Meth trafficker gets over 10 years in prison

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 48-year-old Corpus Christi resident has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of conspiring to distribute 243 grams of meth, announced Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Daniel C. Comeaux and Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery.

Willie James Sorrell III pleaded guilty Nov. 12, 2020.

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aims to raise awareness that DEA will never call demanding money or asking for personal information.

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aims to raise awareness that DEA will never phone demanding money or asking for personal information.

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March 3, 2021

DEA launches Operation Engage in Wichita

WICHITA, Kans. – The Drug Enforcement Administration Wichita Resident Office announced today the launch of Operation Engage, a new comprehensive law enforcement and prevention initiative aimed at reducing drug use, abuse, and overdose deaths.

Operation Engage allows participating DEA divisions to focus on the biggest drug threat and resulting violence in their respective geographic areas. DEA Wichita was one of the 11 regions selected nationally by DEA and will focus its efforts on opioids and methamphetamine abuse.

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March 3, 2021

DEA Task Force and Waterbury Police Investigation Results in Drug Charges Against 17 Individuals

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle, Acting United States Attorney Leonard C Boyle, Waterbury State’s Attorney Maureen Platt, and Waterbury Police Chief Fernando C. Spagnolo today announced that 17 individuals have been charged with federal offenses related to the distribution of heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine in and around Waterbury.

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aims to raise awareness that DEA will never phone demanding money or asking for personal information.

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March 3, 2021

DEA Atlanta Announces 20th Rx Drug Take Back Day

ATLANTA, GA. – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announces its 20th Take Back Day is scheduled for April 24th. At its last Take Back Day in October, DEA collected a record-high amount of expired, unwanted, and unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500 tons of unwanted drugs. Over the 10-year span of Take Back Day, DEA has brought in more than 6,800 tons of prescription drugs.

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March 3, 2021

McCall woman sentenced to more than 11 years for methamphetamine distribution

BOISE, Idaho – Denise Dana Hanson, 59, of McCall, Idaho, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 140 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, today. Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Nye also ordered Hanson to serve five years of supervised release following her prison sentence. Hanson pleaded guilty to the charge on August 20, 2020.

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March 3, 2021

DEA launches Operation Engage in Wichita

WICHITA, Kans. – The Drug Enforcement Administration Wichita Resident Office announced today the launch of Operation Engage, a new comprehensive law enforcement and prevention initiative aimed at reducing drug use, abuse, and overdose deaths.

Operation Engage allows participating DEA divisions to focus on the biggest drug threat and resulting violence in their respective geographic areas. DEA Wichita was one of the 11 regions selected nationally by DEA and will focus its efforts on opioids and methamphetamine abuse.

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March 3, 2021

DEA Task Force and Waterbury Police Investigation Results in Drug Charges Against 17 Individuals

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle, Acting United States Attorney Leonard C Boyle, Waterbury State’s Attorney Maureen Platt, and Waterbury Police Chief Fernando C. Spagnolo today announced that 17 individuals have been charged with federal offenses related to the distribution of heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine in and around Waterbury.

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aims to raise awareness that DEA will never phone demanding money or asking for personal information.

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March 3, 2021

DEA Atlanta Announces 20th Rx Drug Take Back Day

ATLANTA, GA. – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announces its 20th Take Back Day is scheduled for April 24th. At its last Take Back Day in October, DEA collected a record-high amount of expired, unwanted, and unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500 tons of unwanted drugs. Over the 10-year span of Take Back Day, DEA has brought in more than 6,800 tons of prescription drugs.

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March 3, 2021

McCall woman sentenced to more than 11 years for methamphetamine distribution

BOISE, Idaho – Denise Dana Hanson, 59, of McCall, Idaho, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 140 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, today. Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Nye also ordered Hanson to serve five years of supervised release following her prison sentence. Hanson pleaded guilty to the charge on August 20, 2020.

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March 3, 2021

DEA New England Announces 20th Take Back Day

BOSTON – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its 20th Take Back Day scheduled for April 24. At its last Take Back Day in October, DEA collected a record-high amount of expired, unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500 tons of unwanted drugs. Over the 10-year span of Take Back Day, DEA has brought in more than 6,800 tons of prescription drugs.

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aims to raise awareness that DEA will never phone demanding money or asking for personal information.

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March 2, 2021

DEA Releases 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment

MIAMI – DEA Acting Administrator D. Christopher Evans today announced the release of the 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment, DEA’s annual publication outlining the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

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March 2, 2021

DEA Releases 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment

LOS ANGELES – DEA Acting Administrator D. Christopher Evans today announced the release of the 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment, DEA’s annual publication outlining the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

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March 2, 2021

Columbus Convicted Felon Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Attempting to Sell “Meth” in Harris County, Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. – A Columbus man with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced to serve 168 months in federal prison for attempting to distribute a half-kilo of methamphetamine, said Peter D. Leary, the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.

Jeffery McBride, 40, of Columbus, was sentenced by to serve 168 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Clay D. Land after previously pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. There is no parole in the federal system.

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March 3, 2021

DEA launches Operation Engage in Wichita

WICHITA, Kans. – The Drug Enforcement Administration Wichita Resident Office announced today the launch of Operation Engage, a new comprehensive law enforcement and prevention initiative aimed at reducing drug use, abuse, and overdose deaths.

Operation Engage allows participating DEA divisions to focus on the biggest drug threat and resulting violence in their respective geographic areas. DEA Wichita was one of the 11 regions selected nationally by DEA and will focus its efforts on opioids and methamphetamine abuse.

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March 3, 2021

DEA Task Force and Waterbury Police Investigation Results in Drug Charges Against 17 Individuals

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle, Acting United States Attorney Leonard C Boyle, Waterbury State’s Attorney Maureen Platt, and Waterbury Police Chief Fernando C. Spagnolo today announced that 17 individuals have been charged with federal offenses related to the distribution of heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine in and around Waterbury.

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aims to raise awareness that DEA will never phone demanding money or asking for personal information.

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March 3, 2021

DEA Atlanta Announces 20th Rx Drug Take Back Day

ATLANTA, GA. – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announces its 20th Take Back Day is scheduled for April 24th. At its last Take Back Day in October, DEA collected a record-high amount of expired, unwanted, and unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500 tons of unwanted drugs. Over the 10-year span of Take Back Day, DEA has brought in more than 6,800 tons of prescription drugs.

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March 3, 2021

McCall woman sentenced to more than 11 years for methamphetamine distribution

BOISE, Idaho – Denise Dana Hanson, 59, of McCall, Idaho, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 140 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, today. Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Nye also ordered Hanson to serve five years of supervised release following her prison sentence. Hanson pleaded guilty to the charge on August 20, 2020.

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March 3, 2021

DEA New England Announces 20th Take Back Day

BOSTON – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its 20th Take Back Day scheduled for April 24. At its last Take Back Day in October, DEA collected a record-high amount of expired, unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500 tons of unwanted drugs. Over the 10-year span of Take Back Day, DEA has brought in more than 6,800 tons of prescription drugs.

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aims to raise awareness that DEA will never phone demanding money or asking for personal information.

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March 2, 2021

DEA Releases 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment

MIAMI – DEA Acting Administrator D. Christopher Evans today announced the release of the 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment, DEA’s annual publication outlining the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

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March 2, 2021

DEA Releases 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment

LOS ANGELES – DEA Acting Administrator D. Christopher Evans today announced the release of the 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment, DEA’s annual publication outlining the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

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March 2, 2021

Columbus Convicted Felon Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Attempting to Sell “Meth” in Harris County, Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. – A Columbus man with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced to serve 168 months in federal prison for attempting to distribute a half-kilo of methamphetamine, said Peter D. Leary, the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.

Jeffery McBride, 40, of Columbus, was sentenced by to serve 168 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Clay D. Land after previously pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. There is no parole in the federal system.

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March 2, 2021

DEA Releases 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment

MIAMI – DEA Acting Administrator D. Christopher Evans today announced the release of the 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment, DEA’s annual publication outlining the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

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March 2, 2021

DEA Releases 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment

LOS ANGELES – DEA Acting Administrator D. Christopher Evans today announced the release of the 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment, DEA’s annual publication outlining the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

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March 2, 2021

Columbus Convicted Felon Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Attempting to Sell “Meth” in Harris County, Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. – A Columbus man with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced to serve 168 months in federal prison for attempting to distribute a half-kilo of methamphetamine, said Peter D. Leary, the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.

Jeffery McBride, 40, of Columbus, was sentenced by to serve 168 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Clay D. Land after previously pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. There is no parole in the federal system.

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March 2, 2021

Eight defendants indicted for $4.1 million meth conspiracy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Eight defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a $4.1 million conspiracy to distribute more than 520 kilograms of methamphetamine.

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March 2, 2021

DEA Releases 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment

DENVER – DEA Acting Administrator D. Christopher Evans today announced the release of the 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment, DEA’s annual publication outlining the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

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March 2, 2021

DEA Releases 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment

SEATTLE– DEA Acting Administrator D. Christopher Evans today announced the release of the 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment, DEA’s annual publication outlining the threats posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

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March 2, 2021

DEA Washington Division Releases 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment for D.C., Maryland, and Virginia Communities

Washington, D.C. – Today, DEA Acting Administrator D. Christopher Evans, and Special Agent in Charge of the DEA Washington Division, Jarod Forget, announce the release of the 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment – DEA’s annual publication outlining the threats posed to the U.S. by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs.

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March 1, 2021

DEA Philadelphia Announces 20th Take-Back Day

PHILADELPHIA – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced its 20th Take Back Day scheduled for April 24. At its last Take Back Day in October, DEA collected a record-high amount of expired, unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500 tons of unwanted drugs. Over the 10-year span of Take Back Day, DEA has brought in more than 6,800 tons of prescription drugs.

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