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Man wielding knife killed by Putnam deputy

...EATONTON, Ga. - Putnam County sheriff's officials say a man has died after a confrontation with a deputy.Sheriff Howard Sills says 57-year-old Harry Davis had been fighting with relatives on a road in Eatonton Wednesday night and threw a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-28/putnam-deputy-kills-threatening-man
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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Georgia deputy shot in eye

...domestic dispute.Deputy Barak Wood was hit with birdshot in the right shoulder, left eye and one hand, Putnam Sheriff Howard Sills told The Telegraph of Macon."He was released from the hospital in Athens," Sills said Thursday. "He's got to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-28/georgia-deputy-shot-ey
Across Georgia

...expected to recover after he was wounded by a shotgun blast during a call in central Georgia. Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills tells The Telegraph that a man fired the gun during a domestic dispute Wednesday. Sills said that Deputy Barak Wood's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-27/across-georgia
Georgia lake slayings remain mystery

...It's really tough," he said.As the investigation into the couple's death reached its three-month mark, Sheriff Howard Sills said the case still weighs on him. Sills said he rose at 4 a.m. the other day to make note of an investigative angle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-07/georgia-lake-slayings-
Man executed for killing Georgia deputy after robbery

...childhood, which was characterized by horrifying abuse by his mother, according to the petition.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, who was chief deputy sheriff in Baldwin County at the time of Robinson's killing and was the lead investigator on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-09/man-executed-killing-g
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