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By Los Angeles Times | September 12, 1991
LOS ANGELES -- A mentally disturbed man who was killed last month by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies was shot nine times in the back, with several of the bullets apparently striking his body as he lay "against the pavement or concrete in a face-down position," according to a copy of the sealed autopsy report obtained yesterday by the Los Angeles Times.The county coroner's report also shows that 33-year-old Keith Hamilton suffered head, mouth, elbow, and knee injuries, indicating deputies struck Mr. Hamilton with batons, his family's attorney says.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | August 30, 2002
Two Prince George's County sheriff's deputies were shot to death last night while attempting to serve psychiatric commitment papers and take into custody one of two men in a house in Adelphi, authorities said. The names of the deputies - a man and a woman - were not immediately divulged. State police said the deputies were hit by a shotgun blast. The man was pronounced dead inside the house in the 9300 block of Lynmont Drive, near Route 212. The woman was rushed by ambulance to Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, where she died a short time later, authorities said.
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff Writer | August 29, 1992
John M. Staubitz Jr., the former state health official convicted of skimming thousands of dollars in the State Games scandal and who was on the lam for nearly a month before his arrest last week in Las Vegas, said last night that he had fled to avoid sentencing because he was "confused" and "scared.""It was a foolhardy thing to do," Staubitz said as Baltimore sheriff's deputies escorted him through Baltimore-Washington International Airport. "I guess I was just confused and a little scared.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,Sun Staff Writer Sun staff writer Bruce Reid contributed to this article | January 15, 1995
The Harford County sheriff's sniper who shot a man during a standoff in Norrisville Tuesday was given several days off to cope with the emotional strain of the job, a sheriff's spokesman said."
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | April 4, 2013
A strong odor of marijuana in a Joppa home where Harford County sheriff's deputies had responded to settle a domestic dispute on Sunday has led to the arrests of a young couple and the seizure of about eight pounds of marijuana, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Deputies responded to the home in the 800 block of Chatfield Road about 12:15 p.m. for a report of a verbal altercation between Michael Allen Brandt, 26, and Julia Michele Leonard, 24, the sheriff's office said.
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By JUSTIN FENTON and JUSTIN FENTON,SUN REPORTER | July 9, 2006
Turmoil continued to shake the Harford County Sheriff's Office last week as a captain suspected of making allegations of electioneering against the sheriff's second-in-command was demoted and a deputy who made public claims of morale problems within the agency was suspended, each for alleged work-related infractions. The developments come on the heels of Sheriff R. Thomas Golding's recent announcement that state prosecutors decided not to bring criminal charges against his undersheriff, Col. Howard Walter.
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By Cox News Service | May 23, 1991
WEST MILTON, Ohio -- A 63-year-old man bludgeoned his wife to death yesterday morning with a pair of banjos, deputies said."I've been an officer for 30 years, and that's the first banjo killing I've seen," said Miami County Chief Deputy Charles Price. "It's just kind of bizarre."Edward Benson has been charged with aggravated murder and was being held in the Miami County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bond. Mr. Price said Mr. Benson beat his wife, Katie, with the musical instruments in their home about 5 a.m."
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By Allison Klein and Allison Klein,SUN STAFF | September 27, 2002
Several of Baltimore's Hispanic leaders demanded an apology yesterday from the city Sheriff's Department for the alleged beating of a member of their community who was mistaken for a bank robber and shot with stun guns. Rolando Sanchez, a Salvadoran construction worker who speaks little English, claims he was taking a lunch break at Lexington Market on Sept. 18 when at least 10 deputies attacked and humiliated him, then left him injured without calling an ambulance. "This did not just happen to Rolando, it happened to the community," Hispanic activist Angelo Solera said at a rally in the rain in front of Courthouse East.
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By Norris P. West and Norris P. West,Evening Sun Staff | November 6, 1990
Two Howard County sheriff's deputies are contending that fellow deputies brought charges of neo-Nazi behavior against them to drum them out of the department.During an administrative trial board yesterday, Maj. Donald Pruitt also charged that disgruntled deputies sent him books and literature on Nazi Germany and photographed them in his office to make it appear he was a Nazi."I was getting these books and getting these papers. Then, all of a sudden, I'm in the newspapers," he said under direct examination by his attorney, Michael Marshall.
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By Scott Shane and Scott Shane,Moscow Bureau of The Sun | December 27, 1990
MOSCOW -- Hours after parliament gave him greater control over a revamped government, President Mikhail S. Gorbachev stunned deputies yesterday by naming a conservative, ethnic Russian trade union boss and Communist Party functionary to the newly created vice presidency.Mr. Gorbachev's selection of Gennady I. Yanayev, 53, as his second in command confirmed for many deputies the Soviet president's determination to preserve strong central control at the expense of both republican power and market economic reforms.
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