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Sheriff says Nuwaubian leader's plea is a battle won

EATONTON, Ga. -- Sheriff Howard Sills has harsh words for black leaders and others who defended quasi-religious...able to fully appreciate the personal sacrifices that Sheriff Howard Sills has made to bring this defendant to justice. The man has absolutely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/27/met_366839.shtml
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Decapitation mystery: Sheriff seeks 'savage' killer

EATONTON, Ga. -- Putnam Sheriff Howard Sills, in a wide-ranging interview with The Macon Telegraph on Thursday, referred to the slayings as "a big case ... a terrible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-25/decapitation-mystery-s
Decapitation case: Weapons differ, sheriff says

...his wife last month, authorities said Wednesday.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told Channel 2 Action News that he has evidence indicating the killer used two different weapons during last month's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-05/decapitation-case-weap
Sheriff: Decapitation case victims knew killer

...victims knew their killers."They were at least minimally acquainted with whoever did this," Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tuesday. "That's an assumption, coupled with some physical evidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-21/decapitation-case-vict
Decapitation mystery: FBI offers reward

...of a central Georgia man and the feared abduction of his wife from their home on Lake Oconee.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills tells The Macon Telegraph that his office might arrange for more reward money.Law officers have used sonar to search...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-15/decapitation-mystery-fbi-off
Decapitation mystery: Sheriff rules out mob hit

...body one week ago today. His wife of 68 years, Shirley Dermond, has been missing ever since, and Putnam Sheriff Howard Sills said he is not optimistic she'll be found alive."I'm running down one thing after another and coming up empty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-14/decapitation-mystery-sheriff
Billboards to aid hunt for woman after beheading

...Russell Dermond, was found beheaded Tuesday at their home in a gated community on Lake Oconee.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said the billboard messages are expected to be up this weekend. The Federal Bureau of In vestigation is assisting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-10/billboards-aid-hunt-woman-aft
Lake Oconee man, 88, beheaded; wife, 87, possibly kidnapped

...had been decapitated. Police believe the attack happened sometime between Friday and Sunday. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills tells WSB-TV that he doesn't believe the attack was random, partly because there was no evidence of forced entry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-08/lake-oconee-man-88-beheaded-
Lake Oconee man killed, wife missing

...who had gone to the house found a body believed to be that of 88-year-old Russell Dermond, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said. The body was found in the garage of the home, WMAZ-TV reported. Shirley Dermond, 87, was not at the home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-07/lake-oconee-man-killed-wife-
Across Georgia

...to the house found a decapitated body believed to be that of 88-year-old Russell Dermond, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said. The body was found in the garage, WMAZ-TV reported.Shirley Dermond, 87, was not home, and investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-07/across-georgia