MEDIA ADVISORY- Department of Justice Opioid Coordinator Mary Daly to Join U.S. Attorneys for New Mexico and Montana, Other Federal and Tribal Law Enforcement and Health Officials, for Two-Day Conference on Drug Trafficking in Indian Country
ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Department of Justice Opioid Coordinator Mary Daly will join federal and tribal officials, including U.S. Attorneys John C. Anderson for the District of New Mexico and Kurt G. Alme for the District of Montana, at a two-day training conference aimed at strengthening law enforcement efforts to fight opioids and other dangerous drug trafficking in Indian Country.
The training, entitled “Investigative Techniques Related to the Enforcement of Illicit Drug Trafficking in Indian Country” will take place Tuesday and Wednesday, JUNE 26 and 27, 2018, in Albuquerque, N.M. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services, FBI, and tribal police officials will participate in the two-day event focused on drug identification for dangerous drugs, such as fentanyl, and strengthening law enforcement investigations and responses. Opening remarks on both days are OPEN PRESS.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. MST
John C. Anderson, United States Attorney, District of New Mexico
Mary Daly, Opioid Coordinator, Office of the Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Kyle Williamson, Special Agent in Charge, DEA, El Paso Field Division
Charles Addington, Director, BIA Office of Justice Services
Derek Fuller, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBI Albuquerque
Robert Kennedy, Staff Coordinator, DEA
Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. MST
Kurt G. Alme, United States Attorney,
District of Montana and Vice Chair of the Attorney General’s Native American Issues Subcommittee
Bureau of Indian Affairs-Office of Justice Services District IV
NOTE: Media representatives must present government-issued photo I.D. (i.e., driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. Media representatives may begin to arrive at 8:00 a.m. RSVPs and inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to USAO Media Coordinator Alyssa Ferda, contractor, at (office) 505-224-1480, (cell) 505-366-1463, or firstname.lastname@example.org.