The new mayor in the southwest Iowa town of Creston has fired the city’s police chief but will not say why. Mayor Mike Tamerius met with Creston Police Chief Bill Heatherington on Monday, and the Mayor says “the decision was made that he would not return as police chief.”The mayor refuses to reveal the reasons behind the dismissal. Heatherington has worked in the Creston police department since 1974. He’s been the town’s chief of police since 1996. Tamerius began his term as mayor on January 1st.
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