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Allen Brey Resigns As District Attorney
The Peshtigo Times learned Wednesday morning, March 29 that Marinette County District Attorney Allen Brey has resigned. Brey tended his resignation in a letter to Gov. Scott Walker dated Tuesday, March 28, and asked the governor to begin the process of selecting his replacement.
He also notified Marinette County Board Chair Mark Anderson of his resignation, but appointment of a successor is up to the governor. Brey said his last day in office will be Sunday, June 4.
"For more than 30 years it has been my privilege to serve the people of the State of Wisconsin," Brey wrote in his resignation.
The District Attorney position in Wisconsin is filled at the fall elections. Brey has been District Attorney in Marinette County since January of 2009, and drew 14,512 votes in his unopposed bid for a new 4-year term in November of 2016. He served as a prosecutor in the Marinette County District Attorney's office since 1993.
Brey did not elaborate on reasons for his resignation but said he will talk more about his decision at a later date.