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Sharpsburg Names New Police Chief

Posted August 12, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— The town of Sharpsburg has a new police chief. W.R. Pernell will head the force.

He has served as acting chief since July 17th when chief Wayne Hathaway was killed in the line of duty.

Pernell has been assistant chief of the Sharpsburg force for 19 years. He's been on the force 22 years.