Sheriff

  • Maine Sheriff To Fugitive Wanted In Deputy Murder: ‘Turn Yourself In’

    NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (CBS/AP) — A Maine county sheriff is imploring a man wanted for the murder of a deputy to turn himself in. An intensive searched continued Thursday for 29-year-old John Williams, who’s accused of shooting and killing Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole early Wednesday in Norridgewock, about 60...
  • Sheriff: 2 sought for questioning in Colorado deputy’s death

    DENVER (AP) – Authorities in Colorado want to question two men who were nearby when a slain sheriff’s deputy was shot, while a man believed to be the gunman is scheduled to appear in court Friday. Adams County Sheriff Michael McIntosh said Thursday that police believe they have the gunman...
  • Ex-Arizona sheriff, Trump ally Joe Arpaio running for Senate

    PHOENIX (AP) – Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was spared a possible jail sentence last year when his political ally President Donald Trump pardoned his criminal conviction for disobeying a judge’s order, announced Tuesday he plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Jeff Flake. The 85-year-old...
  • Sheriff Clarke Faces Jury Trial For Calling Man ‘Snowflake’ On Facebook

    Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke is facing a trial for taunting a man on Facebook by calling him a ‘snowflake.’ The feud between Clarke and a man named Daniel Black started over a year ago when the two were on the same flight from Dallas to Milwaukee. USA Today...
  • Federal Judge Will Not Void Guilty Ruling On Arpaio, Despite Trump’s Pardon

    U.S. District Court Judge Susan Ritchie Bolton says that President Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio does not “revise the historical facts” of his case — and that she will not vacate her ruling that found Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt. On Thursday, Bolton quoted Black’s...
  • Ex-deputy who shot unarmed man released early from prison

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A white former Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot an unarmed black man in 2015 when he mistook his firearm for a stun gun was released from prison Thursday after serving less than half of his four-year sentence. Family members of the slain man, Eric Harris,...
  • Illinois names a street after its First African-American Sheriff Ever!

    A stretch of central Illinois highway has been renamed in honor of the state’s first African-American sheriff. The Herald & Review reports signs were recently posted declaring Illinois 48 in Decatur the “Sheriff Roger E. Walker Jr. Memorial Road.”   Walker was elected Macon County Sheriff in 1998. He...
  • BREAKING: Sheriff David Clarke Has Resigned!

    There are reports that Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County has resigned. This is a developing story. The reason for the ex-sheriff’s resignation remains unclear. We’ll keep you updated. In June, Clarke was supposedly being considered for the Assistant Secretary Position at the Department of Homeland Security. STORY: @SheriffClarke...
  • Trump pardons ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio over federal conviction

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump spared his ally former Sheriff Joe Arpaio a possible jail sentence on Friday by pardoning his conviction, reversing what critics saw as a long-awaited comeuppance for a lawman who escaped accountability for headline-grabbing tactics during most of his 24 years as metropolitan Phoenix’s top...