Moore County, N.C. — Moore County Sheriff Lane Carter has announced his intention to retire May 1, officials said.
According to AberdeenTimes.com, Moore County Board of Commissioners Chairman Nick Picerno received Carter’s resignation letter Tuesday.
Carter began his law enforcement career as a deputy in Moore County in 1978. He has been sheriff since December 2002.
The Moore County Republican Party is expected to choose a replacement to complete the remainder of Carter’s four-year term.