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AUSA Chris Myers to Receive HIDTA Award

November 15, 2012

FARGO – The media is advised that on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., Assistant United States Attorney Christopher C. Myers will receive the 2012 Outstanding Prosecutor Award from the Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). Timothy Purdon, United States Attorney for the District of North Dakota, will host the presentation of the award in the second-floor Jury Assembly Room, Quentin N. Burdick United States Courthouse. The 2012 Midwest HIDTA Outstanding Prosecutor Award will be presented to AUSA Myers by David Barton, Director of Midwest HIDTA. The media is invited to attend.

The national HIDTA program was created by Congress with the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988. The HIDTA program provides assistance to federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies operating in areas which have been determined Chris Myers to Receive HIDTA Award to be critical drug-trafficking regions of the United States. Midwest HIDTA provides support to law enforcement agencies in over 60 cities and counties in the states of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. North Dakota’s HIDTA-designated counties include Burleigh, Cass, Grand Forks, Morton, Ramsey,
Richland, Walsh, and Ward. Midwest HIDTA’s mission is to reduce and disrupt the importation, distribution, and clandestine manufacturing of illegal drugs in its seven-state region, thereby reducing the impact of illicit drugs and related violent criminal activity.

Midwest HIDTA 2012 Outstanding Prosecutor Award Ceremony for
AUSA Christopher C. Myers:
Jury Assembly Room, 2nd Floor, Quentin N. Burdick United States Courthouse,
655 First Av. N., Fargo, ND
Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
Timothy Q. Purdon, United States Attorney, District of North Dakota
David Barton, Director, Midwest HIDTA
Chris Myers, Assistant United States Attorney, District of North Dakota





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