New Kent deputies recognized for efforts battling drunk driving

Two deputies from New Kent County Sheriff’s Office were recognized for their efforts to reduce drunk driving.

Deputies David Teagle and Eric Mitchell were recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving at the 2018 Richmond Regional Law Enforcement Awards on Monday night according to a news release from New Kent County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Mitchell was presented a plaque for his efforts and Capt. Joey McLaughlin received a plaque on behalf of Deputy Teagle who could not attend the event.

New Kent County Sheriff Joe McLaughlin Jr. said he is very proud of Deputies Mitchell and Teagle for their efforts in helping reduce crashes caused by drunk driving.

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