Statement from FBI Anchorage Special Agent in Charge Robert Britt on Drug Enforcement Operation in Nome, Alaska
Special Agent in Charge Robert Britt released the following statement regarding a multi-agency task force led by the Alaska State Troopers Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit’s (SDEU) Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team (WAANT). The successful drug enforcement operation took place during the week of October 27 in Nome, Alaska:
This operation was a major disruption to the illegal narcotics supply in Nome and the surrounding villages, which is critical to the FBI’s mission in Alaska. “The FBI Safe Streets Task Force works tirelessly with our local partners, and in support of AST’s Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit, to keep Alaskans safe from those who have no regard for the devastation and lasting impacts drugs can have on our communities and its families."