Seadrift appoints interim chief of police
The Seadrift City Council named an interim police chief after Francisco Servantes resigned on Sept. 5.
On Sept. 7, Mayor Elmer DeForest named Deputy Leonard Bermea as interim chief effective Sept. 13, pending final review of the city council at the Oct. 2 meeting.
At the meeting, the city council formally accepted Servantes' resignation and affirmed the interim appointment of Leonard Bermea.
Advertising for a deputy will begin soon.