New DEA leader announced for Omaha division in 5 states

(AP) – The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration has announced its new specialty agent for the Omaha Division, which covers all five states of the Upper Plains.

According to a press release sent Thursday, the agency appointed Justin King as the department head overseeing the department’s 11 offices.

King began his new duties on Monday, replacing Richard Salter Jr., who left the DEA in January. The king’s territory includes Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, and a handful of counties in western parts of Wisconsin and Illinois.

King is a 19 year veteran of the agency and joins the Omaha Division after three years as the assistant special agent for the Little Rock District Office.

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