U.S. Department of Justice
United States Attorney
Southern District of Georgiawww.justice.gov/usao/gas For Immediate Release

August 10, 2010

Edward J. Tarver, United States Attorney

Contact: James D. Durham
First Assistant United States Attorney
(912) 201-2547

89 Defendants Charged on Gun, Drug Trafficking or Related Offenses Following 9-Month Undercover Investigation

Undercover ATF Agents Purchased, Seized 245 Firearms During “Operation Thunderboltâ€