New prosecuting attorney named in Grand Traverse County

Noelle Moeggenberg named prosecuting attorney in Grand Traverse County.

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The former chief assistant prosecuting attorney has been named Grand Traverse County Prosecuting Attorney.

Circuit Court judges Thomas Power and Kevin Elsenheimer announced Thursday morning Noelle Moeggenberg would become the next prosecuting attorney.

Moeggenberg will succeed current prosecuting attorney Bob Cooney who was elected as judge in the 86th District Court and will be sworn in next week.

She will serve out the rest of Cooney's elected term as prosecutor which ends in 2020.

Moeggenberg has worked in the Grand Traverse County Prosecuting Attorney's Office since 1998.

She is a member of the Sunrise Rotary Club and a board member of the Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center.

Judge Power said "Noelle is among the most experienced trial attorneys in northern Michigan and has the judgement and fairness to be an effective prosecutor for Grand Traverse County."

Moeggenberg will be sworn in in January.

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