Former Sheriff Released From Jail

Former Potter County Sheriff Mike Shumate was released from jail on Wednesday. Shumate was released from the Armstrong County jail a little after midnight this morning.

The 60-year old ex-sheriff will have to report immediately to the Potter County Community Supervision and Corrections Department to start his eight years of probation.

Shumate served 6 months in the Armstrong County Jail serving time in Claude. After he was found guilty for engaging in criminal activity by accepting bribes.