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Heroin Trafficking: Nigerian American Oluwasheun Akorede Wanted by U.S. Authorities

Oluwasheun Akorede, a Nigerian American, has been issued a warrant for his arrest by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

According to the DEA website, Akorede is wanted in connection with heroin trafficking. He is described as being 5’11” tall and was born in 1954. Additional details provided on the DEA website state that Akorede weighs 190 pounds and has black and brown eyes.

His last known address was reported to be in Brooklyn, NY, and his NCIC number is W322046805. The jurisdiction handling his case is the Eastern District of Michigan. The DEA, as outlined on its website, is responsible for enforcing the controlled substances laws and regulations in the United States. Their mission involves bringing individuals and organizations involved in the growing, manufacturing, or distribution of controlled substances intended for illicit traffic to justice, both in the United States and other competent jurisdictions. Additionally, the DEA supports non-enforcement initiatives aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances domestically and internationally.

A footnote on the DEA website warns that the fugitive may be armed and dangerous, urging the public not to attempt to apprehend him.

Members of the public are strongly encouraged to report any tips or information regarding wanted fugitives to the U.S. Marshals. In case of immediate danger, individuals should call 911 or their local police without delay, or they can contact the nearest DEA office to provide information.

The availability of rewards is subject to the discretion of the U.S. Marshals Service.