Michael Pelgro appointed interim Middlesex County DA


BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – Gov. Deval Patrick has named Michael Pelgro as acting Middlesex County District Attorney.

Pelgro is taking over for outgoing District Attorney Gerry Leone. Leone announced he would not seek reelection in January.

Pelgro will serve until an election in 2014.

He had served as the First Assistant District Attorney for Middlesex County since August 2012.

Prior to joining the DA's office, Pelgro served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Boston's Major Crimes and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force units for more than 17 years.

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