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Federal, State and Local Officials to Hold Press Conference
to Discuss Continuing Efforts to Combat Drug Trafficking
and Addiction in Northern New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal, state and local officials will hold a press conference on WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. to discuss their continuing efforts to combat drug trafficking and addiction in northern New Mexico, including a new push to encourage the public to anonymously report drug trafficking in their neighborhoods through the DEA’s tip line.

WHO: U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales
 

Special Agent in Charge Joseph M. Arabit, El Paso Division of the DEA

 

Secretary Gorden Eden, Jr., New Mexico Department of Public Safety
Mayor Alice A. Lucero, City of Espanola
Deputy Director Jose Ramirez, New Mexico HIDTA
Chairman Herman L. Silva, Northern New Mexico Anti-Drug Summit
Implementation Team
Members of the Northern New Mexico Anti-Drug Summit Implementation Team

 

WHAT:  Press conference to discuss a multi-agency continuing collaborative effort to
 

combat drug trafficking and addiction in northern New Mexico.

WHEN:  

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2013

 

10:00 A.M.

 

WHERE:   DEA Tip Line Billboard
  US Highway 84/285 one mile north of Junction 503 (West Side)
 

Pojoaque, NM

  (Map Attached)
   OPEN PRESS

NOTE:  All media must present government-issued photo ID (such as driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials.  Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Ron Lopez at (505) 224-1466 or (505) 249-4702.

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