Sheriff Sgt. Michael Heath fills vacant San Jacinto City Council seat

The San Jacinto City Council appointed longtime Sheriff Sgt. Michael Heath and city resident since 1997 to the vacant council seat left by a former city council member sitting in jail for alleged domestic felonies and illegal marijuana sales.Heath, who currently serves in an investigative unit in the San Jacinto Sheriff station and a city planning commissioner, appeared as one of four candidates appearing before the remaining four member council at the end of the Tuesday, Oct. 19, regular council meeting.In his interview, he said while in his job he sees 5% of the 95% of the people that need help in his job and not like the person in the vacant seat now open.“I am here to do the opposite of the person that was here before,” he said. “People deserve a voice even if I don
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