Viewing cable 05VILNIUS721
Title: QUARTERLY STATUS REPORT, JANUARY - MARCH 2005

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05VILNIUS7212005-07-12 05:03:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY Embassy Vilnius
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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 03 VILNIUS 000721 
 
SIPDIS 
 
SENSITIVE 
 
STATE FOR DS/IP/EUR 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: ASEC LH
SUBJECT: QUARTERLY STATUS REPORT, JANUARY - MARCH 2005 
 
 
¶1. (U) SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT EVENTS 
 
¶A. (U) NARRATIVE OF ACTIVITIES 
 
DEA Regional Basic Narcotics Officers School (March 30 - 
April 8).  This is a two-week Basic Narcotics Officers 
School with an emphasis on clandestine laboratory training 
conducted in Vilnius, Lithuania.  Thirty-six students (12 
from each of the Baltic States) attended.  The first week 
was an overview of investigation skills and undercover work. 
The second week would focused on more select topics such as 
clandestine laboratory identification, investigation, and 
dismantling. 
 
Multiple meetings with Dignitaries Protection Department 
Director and Deputy Director for advance planning for 
Secretary of State visit in April. 
 
SIPDIS 
 
Meeting with Director of Vilnius International School to 
review DS Soft Target Security Grants to School (April 8). 
 
Visit of Secretary of State Rice (April 20-21) to attend 
NATO Foreign Ministers meeting. 
 
Meeting with Kestutis Lancinskas, International Office, 
Lithuanian Police.  RSO worked with Secretary's Advance, 
NATO Advance and local police to arrange security for visit 
(April 20-21). 
 
Meeting with Security representative from Bristol-Myers 
Squibb to discuss security situation in Lithuania, (April 
26). 
 
Meeting with Lithuanian Customs Department to discuss border 
security (April 27 and 29). 
 
Meeting with Lithuanian Police to discuss border security 
(April 27). 
 
RSO presentation for Bring Your Kids to Work Day (April 29). 
 
Lithuanian Police Bomb Disposal Team provides training to 
Guard Force on IED recognition and search techniques (May 
4). 
 
Attended Ministry of Interior Conference on Lithuania's 
first year in the European Union (May 6). 
 
US Federal Judge Michael Ponsor visited Vilnius to give 
talks on US legal system and judicial ethics (May 6-9). 
 
EXBS Internal Control Program (ICP) Instructor Training 
Workshop (May 8-15). 
 
CT Briefing for National War College Visitors (May 10). 
 
Meeting with Rozita Pozarskiene of the Prosecutor General's 
Office to discuss the status of extraditions (May 11). 
 
Meeting with Igoris Krzeckovskis, Head of International 
Relations Division, Financial Crimes Investigative Service 
(May 11). 
 
Meeting with Special Investigative Service Director 
Malakauskas to discuss corruption investigation training 
(May 12). 
 
Meeting with Kestutis Leimonas, Director of Customs Criminal 
Service (May 12) 
 
Meeting with British Embassy DCM and visiting British 
Foreign Ministry Security Adviser to discuss the local 
security environment (May 16). 
 
Meeting with Igoris Krzeckovskis, Head of International 
Relations Division, Financial Crimes Investigative Service 
(May 17). 
 
Michael Shevock, Regional ICE Attach visit to Lithuania 
(May 17 - 19). 
 
 
Conference call with Deborah Gaynus (DOJ International 
Affairs), Dan Claman (DOJ Criminal Division), and Jim Nixon 
(FBI Attach) to discuss MLATs (May 18). 
 
Meeting with Director of Vilnius International School to 
review DS Soft Target Security Grants to School (May 23). 
 
FBI Attach James Nixon visit to Lithuania (May 25-26). 
 
Meeting with Special Investigative Service Director 
Malakauskas and FBI Attach James Nixon to discuss 
corruption investigation training (May 12). 
 
RSO coordinated a ceremony to present $333,000 of equipment 
provided by the EXBS program.  Contraband Detection Kits, 
Endoscope Inspection Kits, Panasonic Laptops, Portable GPS 
units, and Product Acoustic Signature Systems (a device 
detects anomalies by the use of sound waves) were provided 
to the Border Guard, Customs Department, Police, Department, 
Radiation Protection Center, and Special Investigative 
Service.  The Ambassador hosted the event. 
 
Meeting with Commissioner Markas Marcinkevicius of the 
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Lithuanian Police Drug Unit (June 2). 
 
Meeting with Mindaugas Silkauskas, Ministry of Justice about 
signing of Bilateral Instruments in Brussels (June 3). 
 
Meeting with Igoris Krzeckovskis, Head of International 
Relations Division, Financial Crimes Investigative Service 
(June 3). 
 
Meeting with American Chamber of Commerce to review July 4th 
event security (June 9). 
 
RSO provided a security briefing at a pre-bid construction 
meeting for contractors bidding on the PAO building 
renovation project (June 9). 
 
RSO coordinated Lithuanian participation in a ceremony in 
Brussels involving the U.S. Attorney General and the GOL 
Justice Minister to sign bilateral instruments for the U.S. 
- Lithuanian extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance 
treaties (June 15). 
 
RSO on annual leave (June 11-25). 
 
Meeting at Lithuanian Criminal Police Bureau (June 28). 
 
RSO participated in half day Embassy review of mission goals 
(June 29). 
 
¶B. (U) EMERGENCY ACTION DRILLS 
 
¶1. FIRE DRILL: May 13, 2004 
 
¶2. BOMB DRILL: June 15, 2004 
 
¶3. EMERGENCY DESTRUCTION DRILL: August 31, 2004 
 
¶4. INTERNAL DEFENSE DRILL: October 18, 2004 
 
¶5. DUCK AND COVER DRILL: December 10, 2004 
 
¶6. WARDEN EXERCISE FOR OFFICIAL PERSONNEL: September 24, 
2004 
 
¶C. (U) CONSTITUENT POSTS: N/A 
 
¶D. (U) MSG ACTIVITIES: 
 
MSG Semiannual Inspection (April 13-19). 
 
MSG Detachment Commander attended Company A Conference in 
Rota, Spain (April 3-9). 
 
Corporal Mancini departed on April 19. 
 
Sergeant Leonard departed on May 12. 
 
Sergeant Darmstaedter arrived on May 1. 
 
Sergeant Hernandez arrived on May 2. 
 
Corporal Scrimshire arrived May 27. 
 
The Detachment conducted 12 reactionary drills. 
 
¶2. (U) THREATS AND INCIDENTS: None 
 
¶3. (U) DS INITIATED INVESTIGATIONS 
 
¶A. (U) NUMBER OF CASES GENERATED BY HEADQUARTERS OFFICES 
 
                  OPENED   CLOSED   PENDING     OVERDUE 
¶1. PSS            (7)       (6)       (3)          (1) 
¶2. VF             (2)       (O)       (1)          (0) 
¶3. PF             (0)       (0)       (0)          (0) 
¶4. CIL            (1)       (0)       (7)          (0) 
¶5. PR             (0)       (0)       (1)          (0) 
¶6. PII            (0)       (0)       (0)          (0) 
 
¶B. NUMBER OF CASES GENERATED BY POST 
 
                   OPENED   CLOSED   PENDING     OVERDUE 
¶1. POST FSN/PSC    (0)       (0)       (0)         (0) 
¶2. OTHER AGENCY    (0)       (0)       (0)         (0) 
   RFA 
¶3. HOST GOVERNMENT (1)       (0)       (0)         (0) 
   RFA 
 
¶4. (U) Action Cables Not Answered By DS: None 
 
¶5. (U) Summary Of Separate Reports: 
¶A. (U) CIWG Report: March 10, 2005 
 
¶B. (U) Emergency Action Plan: July 6, 2004 
¶C. (U) Security Survey: December 28, 1994 
 
¶D. (U) Procedural Survey: April 14, 2000 
 
¶E. (U) SPE Inventory: April 8, 2004, Vilnius 000392 
 
¶F. (U) RSO Travel Report: N/A 
 
¶G. (U) RSO Qualification: October 15, 2004 
 
¶H. Annual Crime Evaluation Questionnaire: 01/19/05 
 
¶I. OSAC Crime Safety Report: 01/19/05 
 
KELLY