CHERITON, Va. (WAVY) – The Cheriton Town Council voted Wednesday to terminate town police chief Mark Marshall. Marshall had earlier been placed on administrative leave by the council . According to WAVY report, Mayor Larry LeMond said that the action was a personnel matter. Northampton County Sheriff’s Department will increase patrols in the Cheriton area until the council decides on how to move forward.
LeMond told WAVY that there was an ongoing investigation, but would not confirm if town officials or another entity is leading the investigation. Virginia State Police are not involved in the investigation, according to Sgt. Michelle Anaya.