2016 MADD Va Law Enforcement Awards Winners

MADD, Fairfax Alcohol Safety Action Program

Regional Law Enforcement Awards

Westfields Marriott, Chantilly, VA

May 6, 2016

Statewide presenting sponsors Nationwide Insurance and the VA DMV Highway Safety Office


City of Alexandria

Officer Anthony LaRusso


Arlington County

Officer Brett Kooharian


Fairfax County

APO Donald Brodie

PFC James Burleson

PFC Hyun Chang

Annette Dodson

Officer Harrison R. Gamble

OFC Sameer A. Khan

APO William Ridgeway

APO Richard Zhu


City of Fairfax

Officer Bryan P. Nelson


City of Falls Church

Officer Kevin Hedden

PFC Dmitri Issaev


George Mason University Police Department

Sgt Michael F. Lighthiser

MPO Edward Gannon


Town of Herndon

PFC Eliezer A. Calo

PFC Charles W. Findley


Leesburg Police Department

Officer Bradley Schultz


Loudoun County Sheriffs Office

Deputy Ruben Cardenas

Deputy Glenn P. Keough

City of Manassas Park

Officer Christopher Koglin


Prince William County

Officer Simon Chu

Officer Christopher LaFarree

Officer Jeremy Schenck

Officer Brett Tillett


Town of Purcellville

Officer Kristopher Fraley

Corporal Clark McDaniel


United State Park Police

Sergeant Jonathan Daniels

Officer Pentti Gillespie

Officer Christopher Gogarty

Officer Greg Harper

Officer David Lamond

Officer Lisa Marie Weisbaum

Officer Charles Whiteman

Sergeant Adam Zielinski


Town of Vienna

Officer Ara Post

Officer Brad Reedy


Town of Warrenton

Sergeant Arthur Leeper

Officer Matthew McGuirk


Virginia State Police - Division 7

Trooper Nicolas Casey

Trooper Diego A Espinosa

Trooper Lorenzo Goode

Trooper Kevin Fleenor

Trooper Adam Hassan

Trooper Andre D. Jones

Trooper Tomasz Karbowski

Trooper Zachary Koon

Trooper Wesley Paul

Trooper Michael Walton

Trooper John Yacek

MADD Southside, Chesapeake Bay ASAP, Southeastern ASAP Regional Law Enforcement Awards Dinner

The Founders Inn and Spa

August 25, 2016

Statewide presenting sponsor: Nationwide

Local sponsors: Beach Windows and Siding, Swartz Taliaferro Swartz & Goodove, and Stihl Incorporated


City of Chesapeake Police Department

Officer Kenneth Byrd

Officer John Cook


City of Norfolk

Officer Chad Beale

Officer James Lawson


City of Portsmouth Police Department

FTO/Police Officer Vincent McClean

Officer Anne O’Neill


City of Smithfield Police Department

Officer William Wooley

Officer David Adams


City of Suffolk Police Department

Officer II Josie Hall

Officer Jay Burton


Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sean Lacy

Deputy Jeremy Hall


Southampton County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Lundy Sadler

Deputy Serina White


Virginia Beach Police Department

Officer J.P. Dolida

Officer Anthony Lemens-Marshall

Special Operations-

MPO Nathaniel Worthing

Officer Michael Silba


Virginia State Police

Trooper Justin Lyle


Trooper Vincent Tolaro, Jr.

Trooper Adam Bailey

Trooper Leon Jackson

Trooper Louis Milyko

Trooper Stephen Stirling

Trooper Karl von Allmen

Special Agent Duvall Wiley

Special Awards for work with the DUI Simulator

Trooper Mark Walden

Trooper Glenn Long

Trooper James Wheelhouse


Abingdon Regional Law Enforcement Awards Dinner

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center

September 15, 2016

Statewide presenting sponsors: Nationwide Insurance and the VA DMV Highway Safety Office. Bronze sponsor: Food City


Abingdon Police Department

Officer Eric David Lucy


Big Stone Gap Police Department

Officer Darcey Flanary


Bluefield Virginia Police Department

Officer Allyson Jarvis

Officer Paul Rogers


Bristol Virginia Police Department

Officer Michael Gross


Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

Deputy Ryan Mitchell

Deputy Shannon McCoy

Sergeant Keith Shortridge


Coeburn Police Department

Officer Bobby Potter



Honaker Police Department

Officer Jonathan R. Owens


Independence Police Department

Officer Bill R. Shaffner


Lebanon Police Department

Sergeant James A. Fletcher


Lee County Sheriff's Office

Lieutenant Todd Jones


Marion Police Department

Police Officer II Jeffrey M. Horn

Police Officer II Joshua R. Taylor


Norton Police Department

Sergeant James R. McReynolds


Pennington Gap Police Department

Patrol Officer Jesse P. Jones


Richlands Police Department

Patrolman M.D. McGhee


Russell County Sheriff’s Office

Carlos Nash

Scottie Whited


Tazewell County Sheriff's Office

Deputy Quentin Harris


Town of Tazewell Police Department

Officer Melissa Woodard


Virginia State Police - Area 25

Senior Trooper C.H. Campbell, Jr.

Senior Trooper C.W. Keesling


Virginia State Police - Area 26

Trooper Brandon S. Frye—Bland County

Trooper Travis H. Pickel—Smyth County

Trooper James J. Graham—Wythe County


Virginia State Police - Area 27

Trooper Matthew D. Hagy—Washington and Scott Counties


Virginia State Police - Area 28

Trooper Michael J. Nelson

Trooper Christopher D. Vance


Virginia State Police - Area 29

Senior Trooper Joseph A. Boyd

Senior Trooper Matthew B. Deel


Virginia State Police – Area 30

Trooper Willie H. Burke, Jr.

Trooper Gregory A. Powers


Wise County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Joshua Honeycutt


Wythe County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy E.W. Kirby


MADD VA, James River ASAP, Charlottesville/Staunton Regional

Law Enforcement Awards Dinner

September 13, 2016

Statewide presenting Sponsor: Nationwide Insurance.

Bronze Sponsor: Allen & Allen


Albemarle County Police Department

Christopher Levy


Charlottesville Police Department

Officer Alexander J. Blank


Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sheriff Lacorie Steppe


Greene County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Milton Chen


Lake Monticello Police Department

Francis Ferki



Louisa County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sheriff Bobby Hughes


Town of Louisa Police Department

Robert Shiflett, II

Brian T. Wilson

Seth A. Gaultney


Nelson County Sheriff’s Office

Danny Jones


Virginia State Police – Area 4

Trooper Seth A. Gaultney


Virginia State Police – Area 18

Trooper Johnathan A. Barbour—Nelson

Trooper Justin R. Ruhlman--Fluvanna

Trooper Thomas M. Skehan, Sr.—Albemarle

Trooper Andrew C. Tunnell—Greene


Augusta County Sheriff’s Office

William Russell


Buena Vista Police Department

Corporal Darin Hogan


Lexington Police Department

Corporal J.A. Burks


Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Christopher W. Wade


Staunton Police Department

Officer B.S. Cook


Virginia State Police – Area 17

Joseph O’Gorek


Waynesboro Police Department

Officer Charles T. Kimmell




Rockingham/Harrisonburg Regional Law Enforcement Awards

James Madison University

September 7, 2016

Statewide Presenting Sponsors: Nationwide Insurance and the VA DMV Highway Safety Office


Culpeper Sheriff’s Office

Sergeant Oliver D. Brugato


Madison County Sheriff’s Office

Sergeant Randall Richards


Town of Orange Police Department

Officer Wesley T. Spicer


Virginia State Police Area 12

Trooper Derek J. Mabie

Trooper Matthew J. Mazzocco


Virginia State Police Area 15

Trooper Floyd W. Stanley, Jr.


Clarke County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sheriff Shane Jewell


Front Royal Police Department

Officer Marc R. Ramey


Luray Police Department

Officer Corey Seal


Page County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Jerrett Hall


Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Glen Ogle

Deputy Michael W. Myers


Town of Shenandoah Police Dept.

Sergeant William A. Wheeler, Jr.



Strasburg Police Department

Officer Paul Bernd


Virginia State Police Area 13

Senior State Trooper Pamela M. Neff


Virginia State Police Area 14

Trooper H.W. Jones


Senior Trooper Derrick A. Mauck

Trooper D.J. Winum


Warren County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Matthew R. Griffith


Winchester Police Department

Sergeant M.J. Bielecki


Woodstock Police Department

Officer D.J. Dunivan


Bridgewater Police Department

Officer Derek Crider


JMU Police Department

Officer Spencer W. Jarboe


Massanutten Police Department

Officer John J. Boone

Officer Christopher S. Earman

Officer Reinhard K. Hinz


Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office

Investigator Doug Miller


Virginia State Police Area 16

Trooper Scott A. Lam

Trooper A. Justin Wouters


Newport News Regional Law Enforcement Awards

September 26, 2017

Statewide Presenting Sponsors: Nationwide Insurance and the VA DMV Highway Safety Office


Charles City County Sheriff's Office

Deputy Daniel Jessup


Hampton Police Division

Officer Alcibiades Aronategui

Officer Daniel L. Donker

SPO Leenong Hicklin

Ptl. A. Kasecamp

Officer Thomas Squire


James City County Police Division

Officer Jonathan Evans

Master Police Officer Daniel L. Jackson


Newport News Police Department

Officer Danijel Akaratovic

Officer Christina Ehasz

Officer Jeffrey T. Imgrund

Officer Zachary Lyons

Officer Jacqueline R. Merriman


Virginia State Police Area 37

Trooper Anthony T. Aldhizer


Virginia State Police Area 46

Senior Trooper Luis A. Aviles

Trooper Joseph L. Napier

Trooper Jason A. Vaughters


Williamsburg Police Department

Officer Colin Butler

Investigator Sean Hughes

Officer Mark Mahoney


York Poquoson Sheriff’s Office

Deputy George Fretwell

Sergeant Eric Hart






Richmond Regional Law Enforcement Awards

Hilton Inn and Spa, Short Pump

October 3, 2016

Statewide Presenting Sponsors-Nationwide Insurance and the VA DMV Highway Safety Office. Gold Sponsors- Allen & Allen; Haley Buick GMC; Greater Richmond New Car Dealers Association; Richmond Dive and Travel; Shamin Hotels. Silver Sponsors- AAA Mid Atlantic; Richmond Ford. Bronze Sponsors- Strauss, Itzkowitz & LeCompte; Village Bank.


Amelia County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Justin E. Wargofcak


Chesterfield County Police Department

Officer Kevin Gruarin

Officer First Class Kevin Rollins


Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office

Lieutenant Stephen McLeod

Deputy Sheriff Karen Reynoso


Colonial Heights Police Department

Senior Officer R. L. Simmons


Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office

Sergeant David C. Williams


Emporia Police Department

Officer Willie A. Richards


Fort Lee Police

Officer Keith Miller


Goochland County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Erich Hoepner


Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Deputy Steven W. Tomlinson


Henrico County Police Division

Officer Enrique A. Santana

Officer James P. Gray

Officer L. Craig Jones


New Kent County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Wyatt Johnston

Lieutenant Joey McLaughlin


Powhatan County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Phillip Barden

Deputy Rodolfi Riopedre


Reynolds Community College

Sergeant William Judon


Richmond Police Dept. Special Ops. Division-Hit and Run/Crash Team

Detective Jonathan S. Nathanson


Sussex Sheriff’s Department

Deputy Matt W. Rawls


Town of Ashland Police Department

Officer Michael Helbig


University of Richmond Police Department

Officer Renee Walcott


Virginia Commonwealth University Police

Officer Benjamin I. Bone


Virginia State Police

Master Trooper David A. Lewis

Trooper Jonathan D. Miles  

Trooper T. Scott Thompson  

Trooper S.C. Albert 

Trooper F.H. Darnold, III  

Trooper Benjamin C. Canning



MADD and Rappahannock Area ASAP Regional Law Enforcement Awards, Stratford Hall

September 29, 2016

Statewide Presenting Sponsors: Nationwide Insurance and the VA DMV Highway Safety Office Bronze Sponsor: Allen & Allen




Caroline County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy F.L. Brennan


Fredericksburg Police Department

Officer Joshua Gilworth


Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office

Sergeant Nick Leaver


King George County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Alison Nowacki


Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy E.L. Fisher

Deputy Alfred C. Fisher, Jr.

Deputy R. Keith Lewis

Deputy Turmain O. Turner


Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Matt Jones


Stafford County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy First Class Matthew R. Flick


Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries

Conservation Police Officer Richard “Tyler” Bumgarner

Senior Conservation Police Officer Kenneth R. Williams


Virginia State Police – Area 2

Trooper Elliott D. Haynie, IV

Trooper Joseph P. Hylan


Virginia State Police—Area 3

Trooper Ashby B. Marshall


Virginia State Police—Area 5

Trooper Matthew T. Conley


Virginia State Police – Area 33

Trooper James R. Street


Virginia State Police – Area 44

Trooper Derek J. Russell


Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office

Senior Deputy Darrell Johnson

Deputy Toni Moles

Senior Deputy Robert Morris

Deputy Antwan Smith


MADD VA, Central VA ASAP, Court Community Corrections, Dan River ASAP, & New River Valley ASAP Regional Law Enforcement Awards

Vinton War Memorial, September 14, 2016

Statewide presenting sponsors: Nationwide Insurance and the VA DMV Highway Safety Office. Bronze sponsors: Brown & Jennings, PLC; Carl Andrews; Crandall & Katt; Barkett Allen Capital


Amherst County Sheriff’s Office

Lieutenant Dallas Hill


Bedford Police Department

Officer Jonathan Daniel Chilcott


Bedford County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Ashley Bensinger


Campbell County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sheriff Josh Gryder


Lynchburg Police Department

Officer R.N. Ball


Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Officer Dallas K. Neel


Virginia State Police—Area 20

Trooper Tyler W. Fridley


Virginia State Police—Area 21

Trooper Travis J. Morgan


Virginia State Police—Area 39

Trooper Michael T. Atkins

Trooper Jacob A. Wade


Virginia State Police—Area 41

Trooper David H. Cepelnik

Trooper Michael D. Mayhew


Alleghany County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Kevin Cahoon


Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sheriff D.R. Faulkner


Craig County Sheriff’s Office

Chief Deputy J.K. Huffman


City of Roanoke Police Department

Officer Cynthia Berrman


Roanoke County Police Department

Police Officer II W.S. Hoopes


Salem Police Department

Senior Police Officer Philip Womack


Vinton Police Department

Sergeant Michael Byrd


Virginia State Police—Area 38

Senior Trooper James Todd Brendel

Trooper George W. Johnson, Jr.

Trooper Donnie C. Ratliff


City of Danville Police Department

Officer D.T. Shively


Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

Investigator Terry Dameron


Henry County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy T.L. Frye


Patrick County Sheriff’s Office

Lieutenant Robert S. Coleman


Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Jason Woods


Virginia State Police—Area 42

Trooper Kara E. Pegram

Trooper Noah D. Knight, II


Virginia State Police—Area 43

Trooper William I. Davis


Christiansburg Police Department

Officer Kevin A. Tucker


Floyd County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy O.B. Harris


Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Jennifer D. Underwood


Radford City Police Department

Officer Sean Weston


Virginia State Police—Area 24

Trooper Matthew W. Coake


Virginia State Police—Area 40

Trooper Andrew S. Dayes

Trooper James M. Kennedy

Trooper Anthony G. Mackian

Trooper Landon B. Umberger





MADD VA and Southside Virginia ASAP Awards Ceremony, South Boston

October 27, 2016

Statewide Presenting Sponsors: Nationwide Insurance and the VA DMV Highway Safety Office. Local sponsor: Fry, Jordan & Wilson Insurance


Brunswick County Sheriffs Dept.

Sgt./Investigator Clay Sasser


Chase City Police Department

Patrolman Joseph Carey, Jr.


Clarksville Police Department

Corporal Tim Gardner

Halifax County Sheriff’s Department

Deputy Tyler Clark


Halifax Police Department

Officer Robert Wilmoth


Lawrenceville Police Department

Sergeant T.S. Vincent


Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department

Corporal Byrt Carnes


South Boston Police Department

Patrolman Dennis Blanks, Jr.


South Hill Police Department

Officer Thomas Jimmerson


Virginia State Police

Trooper II David Lacks

Trooper Justin Kempo


MADD VA and Piedmont ASAP Regional Law Enforcement Awards

Farmville, VA

December 14, 2016

Statewide Presenting Sponsors: Nationwide Insurance and the VA DMV Highway Safety Office


Amelia County Sheriff’s Dept.

Justin T. Wargofcha


Blackstone Police Department

Chris Mathias


Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department

Charlie Brinkley


Farmville Police Department

Robert E. Ragland


Kenbridge Police Department

Justin T. Anderson


Longwood Police Department

Matthew Gills


Prince Edward Sheriff’s Department

Chris M. Joyner


Victoria Police Department

D.W. Medlin


Virginia State Police

David Meeks

William T. Deen

Gavin T. Lee

Benjamin S. Davis

Travis Morgan

Todd Fariss

J.E. Barner