A former Webster County Sheriff has passed away. Chuck Griggs passed Tuesday he was 80 years old. Griggs served as Webster County Sheriff for over 20 years after he was elected the first time in 1980. In the early 80’s Griggs helped to create the Crime Stoppers program in Webster County. He also was instrumental in the development of an enhanced emergency dispatch system in the late 80’s. His career as Sheriff lasted until his resignation in 2003. Prior to becoming Sheriff he worked in the Fort Dodge PD for over a decade. He also was a U.S. Navy veteran.