Ronnie Fields defeated Neil Godfrey in the Republican primary for Sheriff. In the end, Fields held 56 percent of the vote.
We spoke to Fields just after the results were finalized. “I could not have done this without the hard work of all my supporters. The voters have spoken, and I think the results show the people of Moore County are ready for a change. The work has just begun as we look towards the election in November,” said Fields.
Fields and his family in February after he filed for election
Both men have long careers in law enforcement with Godfrey serving as Sheriff since 2013.
Ronnie Fields is a native of Carthage and began his career in law enforcement as a deputy with Moore County Sheriff’s Department.