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United States Attorney Robert Duncan Appears on Issues and Answers

Steve Hensley sits down with the United States Attorney for the Eastern Kentucky District of Kentucky Robert Duncan.

They talked about a variety of things including a recent massive opioid sting that resulted in several medical professionals being charged.


Appalachia Hidta

The Appalachia HIDTA mission is to enhance and coordinate drug enforcement efforts of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies within areas designated as High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas by pursuing the disruption/dismantlement of Drug Trafficking Organizations, particularly as it relates to the specific drug threat of the Appalachian region.

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