Morton Announces Candidacy for Penobscot County Sheriff 

The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office’s second in command, says he too is throwing his hat into the ring.

Chief Deputy Troy Morton announced his intentions Wednesday.

Morton began his career in 1988 as a corrections officer, he was appointed chief deputy in 2003.

He calls the office of the Sheriff one of the purest forms of democracy, saying quote, “I have spent the past 25 years dedicated to this mission and look forward to serving as your sheriff.”