New deputies join Randolph County Sheriff’s Office

ELKINS – Randolph County Sheriff Mark Brady announced the hiring of two new deputies for his office.

Deputy Daniel Pennington is a life-long resident of Randolph County. He and his wife Chasity have

one son.

He is a graduate of Elkins High School. Prior to joining the sheriff’s department, he was employed at the West Virginia Children’s Home. His hobbies include hunting and sports.

He said he is a big fan of the West Virginia University Mountaineers. He noted becoming a police officer was a childhood dream.

Deputy Jonathan Harman is also a Randolph Country native. He has a daughter and lives just outside Elkins.

He is a graduate of Elkins High School, where he was on the swim team. He attended Davis & Elkins College, where he took criminology classes.

Prior to joining the Sheriff’s Office, Harman was employed at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail. Off duty, he said family time was his priority and that he also liked outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing.

Pennington and Harman wore sworn in by Randolph County Circuit Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong.