Franklin County Sheriff

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Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have cited former NFL and Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith for possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a vehicle under the influence.

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 3-year-old Madison Township boy who apparently shot himself at a home Sunday morning.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

New charges are pending against a man who escaped from Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies on Thursday. 

A Franklin County Sheriff's deputy who worked as the resource officer at Westland High School in Galloway has been fired but will not be criminally charged after an unspecified allegation of misconduct from a female student.

Authorities say a Madison Township police officer fatally shot a man who hit him with a heavy pipe as the officer responded to a domestic dispute involving a mother and son at a home on Toy Road Thursday night. 

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say an off-duty Columbus police officer shot and wounded a home-invasion suspect on Tuesday.

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say three people have been killed and a child is in critical condition following a crash on I-270 Saturday afternoon.


Columbus police say a white powder was delivered to the downtown headquarters yesterday in an envelope with a threatening letter, forcing a lockdown.

Charges are pending against four people arrested last night at a Pickerington hotel.

42 people are facing charges after a roundup of drug suspects in Franklin County.