By Daymond Steer
WOLFEBORO — Michaela Andruzzi of Wolfeboro, a former Deputy Carroll County Attorney, has announced she will be running for Carroll County Attorney this November as a Democrat.
In her announcement, Andruzzi said: "As a career prosecutor, I know first-hand how important the office of County Attorney is, and I have the trial experience and leadership ability to ensure that the office operates at the highest level of competence on behalf of the citizens of Carroll County."
Previously, Andruzzi was chief prosecutor and a unit chief over domestic and sexual violence in the District Attorney's Office in Salt Lake County, Utah, as well as the Deputy County Attorney here in Carroll County under Robin Gordon.
She also provided assistance to the office at the request of the current county attorney, Thomas Dewhurst (R-Bartlett).
She has been a prosecutor 16 years out of the 19 years she has practiced law, handling a wide variety of felony cases, including drug distribution, sexual assault, domestic violence and even homicide. She has prosecuted thousands of cases, taking approximately 200 to jury trial. Many cases resulted in prison terms for violent offenders.
Andruzzi has believes in working closely with law enforcement and the community to address issues which affect all of us.
She served as the Unit Chief/Duty District Attorney in Utah from February 2007-May 2012. She served as Deputy Carroll County Attorney from March 2014-August 2014 and then took a position with Turning Point Justice, a restorative justice company that focuses on minimizing the impact of first-time shoplifters.
Andruzzi has drawn support from former County Attorney Gordon. She has been a resident of Wolfeboro for just over two years and is the mother of two sons.
"I would welcome the citizens of Carroll County to join me in bringing experience, leadership skills and community outreach to the office of county attorney," she said.
She can be contacted at www.MichaelaAndruzzi.com. Fiscal Agent: Keith Simpson, 69 Camp School Road Wolfeboro NH 03894.
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