On Friday, Acting U.S. Attorney Prerak Shah presented the 2021 United States Attorney’s Awards of Excellence, honoring law enforcement officers and agents who exceed the call of duty to keep their communities safe. 

“It’s hard to believe that COVID-19 has been raging here in north Texas for more than 14 months.  But while much of the rest of the country sheltered at home, you all continued to risk your health and safety in the pursuit of justice,” Acting. U.S. Attorney Shah said at a socially distanced ceremony at the Belo in Dallas. “You all are invaluable assets to our offices, and true heroes to our communities. You represent the best of the best in law enforcement.”

Awardees worked the following cases:

United States v. Sean DeAndrea Lewis
Federal Bureau of Investigation and United States Marshals Service
This investigation led to the prosecution of aa federal inmate who fabricated a murder-for-hire plot in order to receive potential…

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