WAUTOMA, Wis. (WSAU) -- Waushara County has a new sheriff. Governor Scott Walker appointed Berlin Police Chief Dennis Plantz, Jr. to lead the Sheriff’s Department. Plantz has been the Berlin chief since 2004, and was the chief in Chilton before that.
Walker is confident Plantz’ nearly 30 years in law enforcement and his administrative experience will benefit the department.
Sheriff David Peterson retired from the post, creating the vacancy.