Sheriff MacReedy was a resident of Pottsville, Pennsylvania. At some point, he joined the police force there and eventually became a sheriff.
Sheriff MacReedy was created by Joseph Clark and Das Pastoras for Wolverine: Switchback #1, in which he was the main antagonist.
Major Story Arcs
A murderer who places road-traps for drivers has been on the loose in Pottsville. Wolverine, whilst passing through, decides to find the serial killer before it's too late. Eventually figuring out that the killer is MacReedy, Logan kills him.