Deputy DA honored for prosecuting welfare fraud

Bo Zeerip, a deputy district attorney with the Mesa County District Attorney’s Office, has been named State Prosecutor of the Year by the Colorado Welfare Fraud Council.

“Bo does outstanding work for us … . He’s truly deserving of this statewide recognition,” said Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger.

The council is comprised of government employees dedicated to detecting and preventing welfare fraud. The award honors contributions and excellence in prosecuting welfare fraud.