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GEORGIA – UPDATE 1 [Tuesday, 6:15 a.m.]: Robert Hawes, a former deputy in the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office who announced plans to run for the office earlier this month, was booked into the county jail just before 10:30 p.m. Monday. He is being held on charges of making false statements, making false official certificates and two counts of violating his oath as a public officer. He remains in jail Tuesday morning as his bond has not been determined.
UPDATE 2 [Tuesday, 10:25 a.m.]: Bond for Robert Hawes was set at $26,000 Tuesday morning. Supporters expect that he will be released today around 4 p.m. or 5 p.m.
The article goes on to state the following:
ORIGINAL STORY: Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill on Monday issued arrest warrants for a potential rival for his job on charges of filing false documentation and violation of oath of office.
Robert Hawes, a former deputy in the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office under Hill who announced plans to run for the office earlier this month, was expected to turn himself into the county jail late Monday.
The warrants come a week after Hill had Hawes’ wife, Gerrian Hawes, arrested and jailed over several emails she sent him earlier this year. Hill said the emails were harassing and that Gerrian Hawes refused to discontinue the communication even after he asked her to stop.
The arrest last Wednesday of Gerrian Hawes was livestreamed by her husband on Facebook. Gerrian Hawes also livestreamed a follow up on the social network after being released Thursday.
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“Robert Hawes told the office he mistakenly sold his assigned weapon to an Atlanta Police Department officer.” Heck, I’d have totally believed that whopper. Clayton County Sheriffs Office + APD = Anything’s Possible! https://t.co/Pu1y7fcEfN #MetroATLCrimesAndCrims
— Grayson Daughters (@SpaceyG) August 28, 2018
— AJC (@ajc) August 28, 2018
Deputies arrest wife of Clayton County Sheriff’s opponent – Story | WAGA https://t.co/sqWTOUPAIG
— Renwick Miller (@Renwick13) August 19, 2018
Victor Hill accused of abusing power after he has wife of potential opponent for Clayton County sheriff’s office arrested over emails https://t.co/o82s87RTGs
— AJC (@ajc) August 16, 2018