Pittsboro, NC – On May 16, 2016, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners accepted the resignation of Sheriff Richard H. Webster upon his retirement. Webster was first elected Sheriff in 2002.
In his letter to the commissioners, Webster said, “I leave this revered office with sadness, but with eager anticipation of the future ahead. Thank you to all the commissioners for your support and assistance. Best wishes as you face the challenges and joys of serving the citizens of Chatham County.”
The Board of Commissioners will consider the appointment of Chief Deputy Mike Roberson as sheriff at an upcoming meeting.