Montour County Chief Deputy Sheriff to run for sheriff

DANVILLE — Montour County’s Chief Deputy Sheriff plans to seek a move to the top. The Press Enterprise says Claire Heath will seek election as sheriff. He would replace Ray Gerringer, who will be leaving the post at the end of 2019.


The 57-year-old Heath wants to continue what he calls the “good work” of his boss. Heath has an extensive military record and joined the department in 1990.Heath says if elected, he would run the office as one would a business, taking pride in what’s done daily and ensuring efficiency and professionalism.

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