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Tuesday, 09 January 2007 02:02

New County Officials Are Now, Well, Official

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There’s a new Sheriff in town as things were made official today. In a sentimental ceremony Sheriff Martin Ryan was sworn in by his father, former Am. Co. Superior court judge Martin Ryan while his wife Theresa pinned his badge on. As young Martin continues a family legacy of law enforcement in the County as his grandfather G. W. Lucot served as an Amador Co. Sheriff from1914-1954.
Ryan also had the honor of swearing in his new Under-Sheriff James or Jim Wegner who was Captain in charge of investigations and, Special Teams which includes SWAT, the Dive Team, Marijuana Suppression Unit, Crime Specific Unit, as well as Communications and Technology.  A large audience also gathered to see the newly elected members of the Board of Supervisors and re-elected County Officials be sworn in.  Sheldon Johnson, the County Clerk Recorder officiated swearing in the local elected officials which included District Attorney Todd Riebe, Dr. Mike Carey Superintendent of Schools, Michael Ryan Treasurer and Tax Collector, newly elected Brian Oneto and Ted Novelli, Joe Lowe, Auditor, and Assessor Jim Rooney.  In a separate ceremony Johnson swore in longtime Superior Court Judge David Richmond.
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