Franklin County Sheriff Local Man Charged With Using Kids To Sell Drugs By Jim Letizia • Mar 5, 2015 Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have charged a Columbus man with using kids to deal drugs across the city. Former Franklin County Deputy Sentenced For Child Porn Possession By Jim Letizia • Feb 21, 2015 WCBE files A former Franklin County Sheriff's deputy will serve four years in prison for possessing child pornography. Former Franklin County Deputy Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charges By Jim Letizia • Jan 9, 2015 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. Undercover Stings Net 63 Prostitution-Related Arrests By Jim Letizia • Aug 29, 2014 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. Body Found Near West Broad Street By Jim Letizia • Jul 17, 2014 Franklin County Sheriff Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a man's body near West Broad Street early this morning. Deputies: Man Told 911 He Killed His Mother By Jim Letizia • Apr 17, 2014 Charges are pending against a Franklin County man accused of killing his mother last night. Sheriff's Deputy Facing Child Pornography Charge By Jim Letizia • Mar 28, 2014 A Franklin County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested on charges of collecting child pornography. Drug Sweep Nets More Than A Dozen Locals By Jim Letizia • Mar 21, 2014 More than a dozen people are behind bars, with several more on the run, after a drug investigation in Franklin County. Services Pending For Drowned Local Kayaker By Jim Letizia • Mar 18, 2014 Funeral services are pending for an Otterbein University athlete who drowned in a Hilliard lake. Boy Loses Leg After Being Injured Jumping Trains By Jim Letizia • Dec 19, 2013 A 12-year-old South side boy is hospitalized in serious condition after being hit by a train yesterday. Authorities Seize Drugs From Local Home By Jim Letizia • Dec 6, 2013 Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says local and federal authorities seized large amounts of cocaine and marijuana from a Columbus home on Thursday. Sheriff's Deputies Approve New Contract With Franklin County By Jim Letizia • Nov 5, 2013 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 Probing Two Overnight Slayings By Jim Letizia • Oct 1, 2013 Authorities are investigating two overnight murders in and near Columbus. 20 Arrested For Selling Bath Salts By Jim Letizia • Jun 28, 2013 Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have arrested twenty people on charges of selling bath salts. Body Found At Cemetery Entrance By Jim Letizia • Jun 25, 2013 Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are trying to identify the man whose body was found Monday at the entrance to Green Lawn Cemetery. Scott Wants To Hire More Personnel By Jim Letizia • Mar 26, 2013 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 By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • 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. Deputies Identify Fatal Shooting Victim By Jim Letizia • Aug 17, 2012 Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have now identified the man killed late Wednesday night in an apparent drive-by shooting in Mifflin Township. Fatal Shooting In Mifflin Township By Jim Letizia • Aug 16, 2012 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.