When Maggie Evans crashes her car into Eagle Hill Cemetery to try and stop the television broadcast of Beyond The Grave, Jim Hardy receives a radio message from Verne saying that fights are breaking out in Collinsport.
In a dream sequence where Maggie imagines herself married to Jim, she is informed of his death by Verne.
When residents of Collinsport are plagued by mysterious visions of corpses, Verne is reluctant to investigate. He is later forced to shoot himself by the Rankin creature. He left behind a widow, Kate.
Verne was succeeded as Sheriff by Rhonda Tate.
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Verne was played by James Storm.