Columbus Police Department

Victims Stabbed Repeatedly In Quadruple Murder

Patrol Officers responding to a welfare check at the Elizabeth Canty Apartments stumbled on the ghastly scene in South Columbus. Four victims were stabbed to death including three children ages three, one and an…

Fingerprints Identify Suspect In Child's Assault

The Columbus Police Department's Special Victim's Unit testified Friday they were able to crack a three year old cold case using fingerprint technology. Investigators have been looking for the suspect who broke into…

Police Radio Scanner Encrypted Soon

Local police radio traffic will soon be off limits to the public including members of the media thanks to a system upgrade for the Columbus Police Department. The Computer Aided Dispatch system or "CAD"…

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…