Former Russell County Police Officer Named Assistant Chief in Monticello

A Russell County resident has been named Assistant Police Chief for the City of Monticello.   According to reports, Officer Joey Hoover of Jamestown was appointed earlier this week to the position by Monticello Mayor Tracie Sexton.   Hoover, who previously served as Police Chief for the City of Jamestown and was most recently a detective with the Russell County Sheriff’s office, has been an officer in Monticello since 2019.