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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 26, 2017

Drug Task Forces Honored with Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking (HIDTA) Awards

United States Attorney for the District of Nebraska, Robert C. Stuart, announced today that several individuals and drug task forces in Central and Western Nebraska will receive Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking (HIDTA) awards. Midwest HIDTA Director Jeffrey Stamm will be recognizing these individuals on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in North Platte, Nebraska. The presentations will be made at the North Platte City Hall Council Chamber located at 211 W. Third Street.

 

Each year, the Executive Board of Midwest HIDTA recognizes a few of the many exemplary team and individual members in the Midwest HIDTA Program who have made significant contributions over the past year to reducing drug trafficking in the Midwest HIDTA Region.

 

The award recipients include many law enforcement officials from the Cooperative Operation for Drug Enforcement (CODE) Drug Task Force, the Western Nebraska Intelligence & Narcotics Group (WING) and the Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force (CNDSSTF), in addition to Assistant United States Attorney Kimberly Bunjer.

 

“This is an incredible honor for these law enforcement officials and task forces that are being recognized by the Midwest HIDTA”, said Acting U.S. Attorney Rob Stuart, “The coordination and cooperation among these agencies and entities is a tremendous tribute to the selfless dedication we see time and time again.”

 

Award Recipients include:

Outstanding Intelligence Analyst

Dottie Anderson, Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force

Outstanding Cooperative Effort (Operation Mexican Seafood)

CODE Drug Task Force (Cooperative Drug Operations for Enforcement)

WING Drug Task Force (Western Nebraska Intelligence & Narcotics Group)

Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force

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Updated June 29, 2017