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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Alabama

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Media Advisory

Montgomery, Alabama - U.S. Attorney George L. Beck, Jr., FBI Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Richardson, Auburn Police Chief Paul Register, Dothan Police Chief Greg Benton, Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin, Houston County Sheriff Andy Hughes, Montgomery Police Chief Kevin Murphy, and Montgomery County Sheriff D.T. Marshall, will hold a press conference to announce the formation of the Central Alabama Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force.

The mission of the new Central Alabama Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force is to identify and target for prosecution criminal groups that are responsible for drug trafficking, money laundering, alien smuggling, and crimes of violence such as murder and aggravated assault, robbery, and violent street gang activity.

The press conference will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 2:30 p.m., at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 131 Clayton Street, Montgomery, Alabama, and the media is invited. A press release will be provided at the conference.

Email: usaalm.press@usdoj.gov
Telephone: (334) 551-1755
Fax: (334) 223-7617

Updated March 12, 2015