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OCPO’S Best and Bravest Recognized

Prosecutor Coronato held an Awards Ceremony this past Monday at the Ocean Country Freeholders’ Board Room to recognize OCPO members, outside agency partners and community members who demonstrated outstanding bravery, work excellence and in 119,

Award recipients are listed below. Sadly those assigned to the Special Operations Group and others assigned to narcotic enforcement operations cannot be named here for fear of jeopardizing their undercover status.

OCPO Detective of the Year: Det. Stephanie Bayha

OCPO Assistant Prosecutor of the Year: Senior A.P. Mike Weatherstone

OCPO Support Staff of the Year: Carol Froberg and Marilee Janeczek

OCPO Unit Commendations:
Major Crimes/Homicide Squad
Domestic Violence Unit
Victim Witness
Megans Law Unit
Special Operations Group

Valor Award:
Ocean County civilian Mr. William Copes for burning car rescue
OCPO Det. Brad Frank
Berkeley PD Det. Jason Mroczka

Citation for Meritorious Service:
OCPO Det. Lindsay Llauget
OCPO Det. Ray Gardner
OCPO Det. John Carroll

Law Enforcement Service Award:
Detective John Scheigart, Stafford PD
Detective Greg Martinez, Barnegat PD
Detective Richard Nowak, Barnegat PD
Sergeant Lawrence Petrola, Brick PD
Detective Benny Alvarado, Brick PD
Wall Township Police Department

Appreciation/Recognition Award:

01-01-16 – Dawn Blake
01-01-16 – Louise Feeney
02-01-16 – Shanna Beal
02-01-16 – Rich Fiocco
09-01-16 – Joe Mackolin
09-30-16 – Nadine Bauman
09-30-16 – Sheryl Saldida
12-01-16 – Dan Roske

Civilian Service Award:
Ocean County Human Relations Commission
Mr. Al Pickler for assistance in identifying hit & run suspect/vehicle.

Certificate of Commendation in Travers criminal case:
Senior AP Michale Abatemarco
AP Robert Cassidy
Victim Witness Coordinator Carol Froberg
Det. Taryn Schwartz

As Individuals:
OCPO System Analyst Mandy Goodman
AP Renee White
Sgt. James Hill
Agent Gerard Eick