Columbus Police Department

Police Testify Dad, Toddler Knew Their Killer

A Police Detective testified in Recorder's Court this morning Joseph Banks and his accused killer Antonio Willis had both stayed at various times at the Colony Inn on Victory Drive. Willis was described as…

Suspect Used Video Games To Molest Victim

A suspect accused of multiple counts of child molestation allegedly used video games to prey on his young victim. According to court testimony , it was a school principal who tipped police off to…

Shoplifting Suspects Target Local Stores

Multiple shoplifting suspects have been arrested in connection to a massive shoplifting ring which spanned several cities in the Southeast. Retail shops in Columbus, Auburn, Opelika, Lagrange and Montgomery were targeted in the scheme.…

Masked Gunmen Hijack Vehicle In North Columbus

Masked gunmen suspected of hijacking a vehicle overnight in North Columbus are now in police custody thanks to an alert citizen. The victim in this case was sitting under his carport , unwinding after…

Teen Murder Suspect Caught On Camera

A teen murder suspect charged with killing a homeless man for his bicycle was back in Recorder's Court Wednesday. A Columbus Police Detective testified a slough of evidence was found at the murder scene…

Police: Teen Killed Man For Bicycle

A Police officer testified in Recorder's Court Saturday that a Columbus teenager shot and killed a 60 year old man for his Bicycle. The officer was testifying during a bond hearing for 17 year old Tellious Brown. Brown allegedly shot…

Northside Teacher Latest School Employee Arrested

A Northside Teacher was arrested and charged after inappropriate contact with a student. The Muscogee County School District says it was an anonymous tip that led to the investigation of the 26 year old…

Two Murders Hours Apart in Columbus

Two Murders took place just hours apart in Columbus. Police are still searching for the suspects after the rash of gun violence. The incidents are unrelated and homicide detectives have not yet said if…

Second Substitute Teacher Arrested In Columbus

A Substitute teacher who was employed by the Muscogee County School District is facing criminal charges for the second time in less than a week. The second arrest of another substitute teacher comes after…