District Attorney Staff Commendations
District Attorney Commendations are presented to those staff members who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to justice for the citizens of Montgomery County.
Det. Walt Kerr
For his unwavering commitment to solving the Norristown Farm Park rape, which involved learning genetic genealogy
and painstakingly tracing a suspect through familial DNA.
Victim/Witness Coordinator Shauna Quintrell
For her dedication and extraordinary service to victims and witnesses in the Juvenile Division.
Restitution Coordinator Brandon Rapp
For his excellent work in streamlining the restitution management system.
Lt. Ed Schikel, Det. Dave Schanes, Det. Eric Nelson, Det. Terry Lewis, Investigator Matthew Cartwright
Recognizing the entire Forensic Services Unit for its expertise in collecting and analyzing evidence from
homicides, crashes, firearms, computers and more.
Det. Dirk Boughter
For his expertise in fingerprint analysis, examining 4,396 latent impressions during 2021 related to 53 cases,
which resulted in significant identifications.
Criminal File Investigators Terry Root, LaToya Hylton and Kiersten Deemer (not pictured)
For exemplifying professionalism and attention to detail while managing significant caseloads
and providing discovery in a timely manner.
ADA Gwendolyn Kull
For organizing the Get Out & Grind three-day community event for Norristown youths designed to emphasize
fitness over firearms.
SV Coordinator & Litigation Assistant Mackenzie Iocona
For excellence in her responsibilities with victims as well as her efforts assisting prosecutors preparing for and during trials.
Det. Jack Wittenberger, Det. Anthony Caso, Det. Greg Henry, Det. Heather Long, Det. Bill Mitchell
Recognizing the entire Homicide Unit for its excellence in investigating and clearing homicides while at the
same time managing the exhaustive preparation for nearly 30 homicide trials since August 2022.
DDA Kelly Lloyd, Det. Heather Long, ADA Lindsey Mills, Lt. Erick Echevarria, Lt. Todd Richard
For their unflagging commitment to the homicide investigation and criminal prosecution of three gang members
who executed a victim as he sat in his car.
ADA Meghan Carney, Det. Jack Wittenberger, DDA Thomas McGoldrick
For the prosecution and successful Guilty but Mentally Ill verdict stemming from a difficult mental health case
involving the brutal slayings of two women.
First Assistant Edward McCann Jr., DDA Brianna Ringwood, Det. Kathleen Kelly, Det. Greg Henry
For the investigation and successful prosecution of a defendant who may have gotten away with the beating death
of a 4-year-old girl if not for their dogged persistence.
ADA Scott Frame, ADA Douglas Lavenberg
For the successful prosecution and expert handling of the jury trial of two defendants charged with a dangerous
gunpoint robbery of a Cheltenham CVS.
Trials Secretary Raina Hansen
For her exemplary performance in the Trials Division, where she has provided essential administrative support
to prosecutors during the course of her stellar five-year career.
ADA Caroline Goldstein
For the successful prosecution and conviction of a child-rapist who will spend the next 12 to 24 years in prison
and for her diligence in helping to provide closure for the young victim.
ADA Gabrielle Hughes, ADA Tanner Beck
For their skillful prosecution of multiple defendants, who were charged with the gunpoint robberies of
several courier drivers delivering Schedule I and II drugs to pharmacies.