Centralia Police Chief Larry Dudgeon Resigning

Centralia Chief of Police Larry Dudgeon will be resigning from his position effective June 1st.

Centralia Mayor Tim Grenke says the city council accepted his resignation last (Monday) night.

A reason for the resignation was not given by Mayor Grenke, although he said Chief Dudgeon did a great job over the past 11 years.

Mayor Grenke says they will post the opening and will start looking to fill the position immediately, hoping to hire a new chief by the end of June.