GDM: Drug Enforcement Administration - Red Ribbon Week

Jimenez(Fox 28, October 30) DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge Mauricio Jimenez recently sat down with local tv station Fox 28 to discuss Central Ohio's top drug threats and the DEA 360 program, launched earlier this year.

When came to Columbus. Jimenez initially thought the area's drug threat would be fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid.

However, he "was absolutely shocked at the amount of methamphetamine that has come into Central and Southern Ohio," he said during the interview.

He goes on to discuss 360, an initiave that aims to fight opioid misuse through a partnership with law enforcement and the local community, and Red Ribbon Week.


Watch the entire interview.

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