ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County Undersheriff Chuck Heit announced Friday he will run for sheriff in 2024.

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Sheriff Paul Bailey previously announced he would retire at the end of 2023. A committee will appoint someone to fill the final year of Bailey’s term, which Heit said he intends to seek the appointment leading up to his run for office. Heit is serving his 21st year as undersheriff.

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