David Gore sworn in as new Webster County sheriff

Webster County Sheriff David Gore on Nov. 18, 2019.

The Webster County native won the election and is now the leader of the Webster County Sheriff's Department.

Posted: Nov 18, 2019 11:28 AM
Updated: Nov 18, 2019 11:31 AM

EUPORA, Miss. (WTVA) - The new sheriff of Webster County is now on the job.

David Gore was sworn in on Monday to lead the sheriff’s office.

He has 35 years of experience in law enforcement working for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.

The Webster County native won 63 percent of the vote in November’s general election to win the job.

He follows former sheriff, Tim Mitchell, who was arrested and later pleaded guilty to embezzlement and trafficking in stolen firearms.

Andy McCants has led the sheriff's department since Mitchell's arrest in December 2018. 

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