Sheriff Ingram was honored and recognized with local ADA Gina Essey at Friday's event in Cary.
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram was awarded a high honor regarding his efforts to stop drunk driving in the county.
Ingram was awarded the "Law Enforcement Award of Excellence" for Eastern North Carolina.
The award was given by NC Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
"I am very proud to be a part of that ceremony and to represent the agency," said Ingram. "It is a team effort, it's not actions by any one person and I am very proud to be a part of this organization and be recognized for the efforts we've been making."
Brunswick County Assistant District Attorney Gina Essey was also recognized for her efforts inside the courtroom.
The awards were given to Ingram and Essey on Friday at a special event in Cary.