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Sonora, CA — Several local officers were recognized this week at an annual Mothers Against Drunk Driving Awards ceremony in Ripon.

The law enforcement officers were recognized for their diligent work in keeping the motoring public safe from impaired drivers. The ceremony honored officers from both the Central Valley and foothills region.

Recognized from the Sonora Area CHP were officers Eli Dillon who made 27 DUI arrests over the past year, Mike Huddleston with 37, Steve Machado with 50, Steve Warzee with 51, and Josh Mahaney with 76. From the San Andreas CHP Office were Niel Miller with 29 and Sarah Perry with 37. And from the Sonora PD was Officer Andrew Theodore with 40.

(MADD) is a national organization that strives to stop drunk driving, and offers assistance to those impacted by it.