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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Assistant U.S. Attorney Selected As Oklahoma Region II Prosecutor Of The Year

TULSA, Okla. — Danny C. Williams Sr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, announced Robert T. Raley, Assistant United States Attorney and current Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) prosecutor, was named the Oklahoma Region II Prosecutor of the Year. The award was presented by the Association of Oklahoma Narcotic Enforcers (A-ONE) on August 7, 2014, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

In 2013, Raley prosecuted and helped supervise 12 wire taps which resulted in the indictment and prosecution of multiple defendants. These prosecutions included a two week jury trial of a drug trafficking organization which resulted in a 20 year prison sentence.

These cases resulted from state and local investigations from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and the Tulsa Police Department. Raley also prosecutes cases for the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Raley sits on the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Oklahoma Advisory Board, as well as the HIDTA Executive Board in Dallas where he represents all Oklahoma Federal law enforcement. He is a former State of Oklahoma Assistant Attorney General, Wagoner County Assistant District Attorney, and Project Director of the Multi-County Drug Task Force.

Raley has previously won the Oklahoma Region II Prosecutor of the Year Award and State of Oklahoma Prosecutor of the Year Award. Raley has been with the U.S. Attorney’s Office since 1996.

Updated July 14, 2015