NORTON, Va. (WJHL) – Norton residents have elected Jason F. McConnell to replace Sheriff Carlos Noaks, who is retiring, election officials say.
A Fairfax, Virginia native, McConnell previously served 12 years as a sworn police officer with the City of Norton, starting as a road officer before moving to investigations. According to McConnell’s campaign page, he plans to follow Sheriff Noaks’ footsteps.
These numbers are initial poll tallies from local election officials; further canvassing and certification is underway.
The office is primarily responsible for serving civil papers, transportation of mental health patients and juveniles and other community work.
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