Antelope County sheriff resigns as volunteer emergency manager
May 21, 2020
Antelope County Sheriff Robert Moore will no longer serve as the county's emergency manager.
In a letter addressed to the Antelope County clerk, Moore said he felt he could no longer work under the "current conditions and feelings of the commissioners."
The letter was dated May 7, two days after a meeting when two commissioners found fault with the manner a refrigerated semi-trailer was purchased to serve as a makeshift morgue for a worst-case scenario, when deaths from COVID-19 may exceed local mortuary capability - a joint decision by Moore and commissioner chair Charlie Henery. Henery s...