DUI Unit Awards

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
- DUI Unit
- Traffic Enforcement Unit

Sergeant Mark Eastty
Hire Date: 01/23/2006

Corporal Stephen Kaselak
Hire Date: 03/19/2007

Deputy Christopher Amatruda
Hire Date: 07/18/2016

Deputy Alexander Elllis
Date of Hire: 10/20/2014

Deputy Damon Laney
Date of Hire: 02/10/2012

Deputy Nathan Mowatt
Date of Hire: 08/04/2014

Deputy Joshua Ricottilli
Date of Hire: 03/18/2013

Agency Inspector Malcolm Deane
Date of Hire: 05/07/2001

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

What:
Members of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office DUI Unit received awards at MADD Florida Law Enforcement Recognition Ceremony and Training Symposium.
When:
The DUI Unit members were presented with the awards on Friday, July 27, 2018.

Where:
The dinner and awards banquet was held at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Resort, 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale.

Why/How:
Members of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office DUI Unit received awards at MADD Florida Law Enforcement Recognition Ceremony and Training Symposium on Friday, July 27, 2018.

The award ceremony was hosted by Mothers Against Drunk Driving, to show their gratitude and appreciation of the brave men and women, and their families, for keeping the roads and community safe.

Corporal Stephen Kaselak, Deputy Alexander Ellis, and Deputy Damon Laney all received the Century Award for making more than one hundred DUI arrests in the 2017 calendar year.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office DUI Unit received MADD Florida’s 2017 award for Outstanding Dedication to DUI Enforcement for a Large/Urban Agency.

MADD also offered valuable training for law enforcement, first responders, breath alcohol technicians, prosecutors and other MADD mission supporters. 

The mission of Mother’s Against Drunk Driving is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking.


Photographed left to right; Deputy Joshua Ricottilli, Deputy Nathan Mowatt, Deputy Alexander Ellis, Sergeant Mark Eastty, Deputy Damon Laney, Corporal Stephen Kaselak, and Deputy Christopher Amatruda. Not photographed, Agency Inspector Malcolm Deane.

Posted by Jessica Mackesy Monday, July 30, 2018 4:40:00 PM Categories: Awards and Recognition

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