Hawaii officials, the sheriff later maintained, “stonewalled” his investigators, perhaps because they were hiding something.
But the sheriff described the suspect as a 22-year-old, mentally unstable man with previous brushes with the law.
sheriff Wheeler described the compound as a self-sufficient community with its own food supply.
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“Of course you know that political thing put pressure on the sheriff that we had to do something,” the detective says.
I've been tryin' to raise the sheriff's office, but they don't seem to answer.
I am under the sheriff's orders, and not under the orders of that officer.
The 186 colonel summoned the sheriff, who took Joe to his cell.
And it was with a child's look of pitiful dismay and perplexity that he faced the sheriff.
Even the broad face of the sheriff was crinkled suspiciously.
late Old English scirgerefa "representative of royal authority in a shire," from scir (see shire) + gerefa "chief, official, reeve" (see reeve). As an American county official, attested from 1660s; sheriff's sale first recorded 1798. Sheriff's tooth (late 14c.) was a common name for the annual tax levied to pay for the sheriff's victuals during court sessions.