News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2009
Contact: Special Agent Warren Rivera
Number: (504) 840-1070

New Orleans Strives to be Host City for Target America Exhibit

Photo L to R: Robert Young, Public Relations, NOPD, Marlon Defillo, Assistant Superintendent NOPD, Rafael Goyeneche III, Metropolitan Crime Commission, Dennis Bagneris Jr., SAC Jimmy S. Fox III, Gina Warner, Kathy English, USAO, US Attorney Jim Letten, Melaine Talia - N.O. Police Foundation, Kathleen Whalen, Larry H. DeBlieux, Sean T. Fearns, DEA Museum Director, A/GS Alan Clesi (Mr. Bagneris, Mrs. Warner, and Mrs.Whalen are representatives of The Greater New Orleans After School Partnership).
Photo L to R: Robert Young, Public Relations, NOPD, Marlon Defillo, Assistant Superintendent NOPD, Rafael Goyeneche III, Metropolitan Crime Commission, Dennis Bagneris Jr., SAC Jimmy S. Fox III, Gina Warner, Kathy English, USAO, US Attorney Jim Letten, Melaine Talia - N.O. Police Foundation, Kathleen Whalen, Larry H. DeBlieux, Sean T. Fearns, DEA Museum Director, A/GS Alan Clesi (Mr. Bagneris, Mrs. Warner, and Mrs.Whalen are representatives of The Greater New Orleans After School Partnership).

APR 16 -- On April 9, 2009, SAC Jimmy Fox III hosted a planning and coordination meeting in the New Orleans Office in anticipation of being the host city for the DEA Traveling Museum. Participants discussed strategies to obtain funding assistance as well as a staging area for the museum. The meeting was well received by all participants and highly constructive. More participants are being recruited and the next meeting is set for the end of April. The DEA traveling exhibit is currently in Los Angeles until May 2, 2009. The exhibit is entitled, “Target America: Opening Eyes to the Damage Drugs Cause.”