PHOENIX, AZ (February 17, 2011) – Three prosecutors in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office have been honored by the Arizona chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for their success in prosecuting individuals charged with driving under the influence (DUI) offenses.
Deputy County Attorney Lou Caputo and Deputy County Attorney Rene McGregor were each named Top Felony Prosecutors for Maricopa County based on their duties with the DUI Repeat Offender Program and their successful prosecution of serious cases related to impaired driving.
Deputy County Attorney Amy Diederich was awarded the Top Misdemeanor Prosecutor for Maricopa County for her outstanding work on the prosecution of misdemeanor DUI offenses in the justice court.
“The hard work and dedication of these three Deputy County Attorneys has made our community safer and underscores the commitment of our office to hold impaired drivers accountable for their actions,” commented Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery. “I join MADD in applauding these public servants and recognizing the important contribution they have made to the safety of citizens in Maricopa County,” he added.
All three honorees received their awards at MADD’s recent DUI Enforcement Awards Banquet.