After several months, the city of Wellton has an interim police chief. The Yuma Sun is reporting that Cannon Ball was appointed recently. This is in light of some controversies that have embroiled the town of Wellton. A recall effort is underway for Mayor James Meermer. The recall effort is led by Matt Brooks, who was the Wellton Police Department Chief for 21 years. He is quoted as saying that Meermer has no ability to lead. He is calling for Meermer to step down immediately.