Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Delta County Sheriff Appointment Board has selected a new Sheriff to succeed retiring Sheriff Gary Ballweg.
Former Delta County Undersheriff Ed Oswald has been appointed to the post. He will take over when Ballweg retires on October 18th, and will hold the position for the remainder of Ballweg’s term until the end of 2016.
Oswald was Undersheriff for 10 years and retired from the Delta County Sheriff’s Department last December.
Ballweg has served as Delta County Sheriff for 11 years.
He says although he is in good health, he is stepping down to attend to family medical matters.