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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Montana

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

U.S. Attorney's Office Announces Press Conference Scheduled For Thursday, April 11, 2013, At 2:30 P.m. To Discuss The Conclusion Of A Large Scale Community Safety Operation.

The United States Attorney for the District of Montana, Michael W. Cotter, announced today that a press conference will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 2:30 p.m., at the U.S. Attorney's Office, James F. Battin Federal Building, 2601 Second Ave. N., Ste. 3200, Billings, Montana. The press conference attendees are expected to include the United States Attorney for the District of Montana, Michael Cotter, with representatives from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ("ATF"), the Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA"), the United States Marshal's Service, the Montana Division of Criminal Investigations, the Billings Police Department and Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito.

The purpose of the press conference is to announce and discuss the results of ATF's "Billings Area Criminals" or "BAC" operation, a one-year covert investigation focusing on identifying, investigating and prosecuting the criminal activity of violent criminals in the Billings, Montana, area.

Questions about the event may be directed to AUSA Jessica T. Fehr at

Updated January 14, 2015