New police chief starts in Lexington

It’s been nearly six months since the Village of Lexington selected a new Police Chief and early in his tenure, Larry Sheldon is fitting in well. The 55-year old Sheldon, with 30 years experience in law enforcement, retired from his position in White Lake Township. The new Chief steps into a department that has seen it’s share of controversey, including a former Chief being involved in a traffic crash in Sandusky. The former chief sustained serioius injuries and was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to police. Chief Sheldon says he hopes to bring stability to the department staff and has cautioned drivers to not speed through town and be sure to wear seatbelts, or pay the price when you see emergency lights in your mirrors.