Federal Prosecutors Honored by DEA for Exemplary Work in Drug-Related Cases
Kelly Thornton (619) 546-9726
NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – January 29, 2020
SAN DIEGO (STL.News) Several federal prosecutors have received awards from the San Diego Drug Enforcement Administration for exemplary service and dedication to the mission of the DEA in San Diego and Imperial counties.
The recipients – Brandon Kimura, Larry Casper, Kyle Martin, Victor White and Dylan Aste – were honored for working tirelessly, hand-in-hand with DEA agents, to disrupt the movement of large quantities of narcotics; to dismantle transnational drug trafficking organizations around the world; to target maritime-based narcotics trafficking operations; and to hold dealers responsible for overdose deaths and doctors and pharmacies accountable for overprescribing opioids.
Collectively their efforts resulted in numerous maritime seizures of huge shipments of illicit drugs; seizures of bulk currency shipments totaling millions of dollars; the arrests and indictments of members of the command and control structures of drug trafficking organizations; and the collection of significant civil settlement payments.
“It was an honor and a privilege to recognize these Assistant U.S. Attorneys along with U.S. Attorney Robert Brewer on behalf of the DEA San Diego Field Division for their hard work and dedication to the mission of the DEA,” said Special Agent in Charge John W.