Franklin County Sheriff

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have charged a Columbus man with using kids to deal drugs across the city. 

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A former Franklin County Sheriff's  deputy will serve four years in prison for possessing child pornography.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Franklin County Sheriff's deputy who was fired last April will be sentenced on February 20 on child pornography charges.

Columbus police and Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested 63 people this week during undercover prostitution stings conducted on Parsons Avenue, on the Hilltop and in Franklinton.

Franklin County Sheriff

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a man's body near West Broad Street early this morning.

Charges are pending against a Franklin County man accused of killing his mother last night.

A Franklin County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested on charges of collecting child pornography.

More than a dozen people are behind bars, with several more on the run, after a drug investigation in Franklin County.

Funeral services are pending for an Otterbein University athlete who drowned in a Hilliard lake.

A 12-year-old South side boy is hospitalized in serious condition after being hit by a train yesterday.

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says local and federal authorities seized large amounts of cocaine and marijuana from a Columbus home on Thursday.

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have approved a new three-year contract that includes pay raises of 2.5 percent retroactive to the first of the year, 2.75 percent in the second year of the deal and 3 percent in the third year.

Authorities are investigating two overnight murders in and near Columbus.

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have arrested twenty people on charges of selling bath salts.

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are trying to identify the man whose body was found Monday at the entrance to Green Lawn Cemetery.

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says a ten month long study shows his office needs to hire 175 more people, especially for patrols and guarding jail inmates.

Assault Charge Against Sheriff's Deputy Dismissed

Feb 15, 2013

A Franklin County Municipal Court judge has dismissed an assault charge against a county sheriff's deputy accused of punching a handcuffed inmate.

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have now identified the man killed late Wednesday night in an apparent drive-by shooting in Mifflin Township.

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a 19-year-old man was killed late last night in an apparent drive-by shooting in Mifflin Township.