LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) — Lewisburg Police Chief, Tim Stover, has announced he is retiring at the of January 2019.
Stover has been in law enforcement for 30 years and has worked at the Lewisburg Police Department for 28.5 years. Stover became chief in 1997.
“It’s just time to go. I had a good career and it’s been 30 years so I am just ready to go,” Stover said.
Stover said he was elligle to retire 3 years ago, but wasn’t ready. He said now is the time.
When asked who will be the next police chief- Stover said he hopes his successor will come from within the department.