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Deputy Attorney General Mark R. Filip And U.S. Attorneys To Announce Comprehensive Anti-Gang Inititiative Funding For Wake And Durham Counties

May 12, 2008

Greensboro/Raleigh, N.C. – Deputy Attorney General Mark R. Filip, George E.B. Holding, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, and Anna Mills Wagoner, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina will discuss $2.5 million in federal funding awarded to the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina for the reduction of gang activities through enforcement methods and preventive measures at a news conference on TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2008 at 9:15 a.m. EDT.

WHO: Mark R. Filip, Deputy Attorney General
George Holding, United States Attorney
Eastern District of North Carolina

Anna Mills Wagoner, United States Attorney
Middle District of North Carolina

Additional speakers and invited guests include Linda W. Hayes, Chair of the Governor’s Crime Commission, Robert Lee Guy, Director of the Division of Community Corrections, North Carolina Department of Correction, and the following local officials:

  • Raleigh/Wake County Durham/Durham County
  • Joe Bryan, Chair, Wake County William V. Bell, Mayor, City of Durham
  • Board of Commissioners Ellen W. Reckhow, Chair, Durham County
  • Members of Wake County Board of Commissioners
  • Board of Commissioners Jose Lopez, Sr., Chief of Police, Durham
  • Member of Raleigh City Council Police Department
  • David Cooke, Wake County Manager Worth L. Hill, Sheriff, Durham County
  • J. Russell Allen, Raleigh City Manager Patrick W. Baker, Durham City Manager
  • Joe Durham, Deputy County Manager Mike Ruffin, Durham County Manager
  • Donnie Harrison, Wake County Sheriff David Saacks, Durham County District
  • Harry Dolan, Raleigh Chief of Police Attorney
  • Ramon Rojano, Director of Wake County Tim Henderson, City of Durham Anti-Gang
  • Human Services Program Coordinator
  • Members of Durham City Council and Durham County Commissioners

WHAT: News Conference

WHEN: Tuesday, MAY 13, 2008
9:15 A.M. EDT

WHERE: Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
1000 Trade Drive
RDU Airport, NC 27623
(Across from Alamo Car Rental)

NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as a driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. Media should check in with Department of Justice representative at the door. Media should arrive no later than 8:45 a.m. EDT. For additional information please contact Carrie Nelson at (202) 353-5328.

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