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Organized Crime And Drug Enforcement Task Force Section

Section Overview

AUSAs in the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force Section ("OCDETF") specialize in developing cases against major drug traffickers for violations of federal drug, money-laundering, tax, and racketeering statutes. AUSAs in this section work closely with federal law enforcement, including the DEA, FBI, ICE and IRS, and with State and local law enforcement, including the California Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement and the Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles Sheriff’s Office. Major narcotics prosecutions, often involving multi-national drug cartels and large violent street gangs, are among the most important cases handled by the USAO.

Section Leadership

Kevin Lally is the Section Chief of the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force Section.

Recent Cases

January 22, 2019
Press Release
Los Angeles-Area Attorney Arrested on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges Alleging Opioid Sale after Posting Ads on Craigslist

December 19, 2018
Press Release
Two Men Linked to Santa Fe Springs Street Gang Convicted of Federal Racketeering and Drug Charges

December 18, 2018
Press Release
Two L.A. Fashion District Executives and Their Import-Export Company Sentenced in Scheme to Launder Money for Drug Cartels

December 7, 2018
Press Release
Hollywood-based Craigslist Drug Dealer Named in Federal Criminal Case Alleging Fentanyl Sale that Resulted in a Fatal Overdose

November 27, 2018
Press Release
Monrovia Man Sentenced to Nearly 6 Years in Prison for ‘Hawala’ Scheme to Move Money for Sinaloa Cartel and other Drug Traffickers

Section Contact Information

The United States Attorney's Office
Central District of California
Criminal Division
Attn: Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force Section
312 North Spring Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Updated January 22, 2019

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