Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood to resign Friday, November 11

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Published: Nov. 8, 2022 at 2:01 PM EST
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POMEROY, Ohio. (WTAP) - Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood has announced he will resign from his position as Sheriff effective Friday, November 11 at 11:00 a.m.

According to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Wood stated it was not an easy decision to make, but he made the decision based on his health and family as a top priority.

You can read Sheriff Wood’s letter here.

Sheriff Wood has been involved in law enforcement for 45 years, beginning his career as a Deputy for the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and was sworn in as the Meigs County Sheriff in January 2013.