MUSCOGEE COUNTY JAIL

Court: Deputy Tried To Save Inmate

A Muscogee County Sheriff's Investigator told Municipal Court Judge Steven Smith that a Deputy rushed inside the bloody cell where he personally witnessed Jayvon Hatchett on top of inmate Eddie…

Former Police SGT Charged With Murder Wants Bond

A former police officer charged with murder is asking the court for bond. William Talley was shuttled out of solitary confinement in the Muscogee County Jail for the first time in four months to…

Sheriff Responds To Violent Jail Fights

Four inmates have been stabbed in the eye in less than two months inside the Muscogee County Jail. Sheriff Donna Tompkins tells First News exclusively the incidents are a direct reflection of what…

Sheriff: Use of Force on Inmate Justified

  Eight of the 16 defendants singled out in a Federal Civil Rights lawsuit are employed by the Muscogee County Sheriff's Department. Sheriff Donna Tompkins distancing herself from the lawsuit citing a previous…

Attorney: "Barbaric" Abuse inside Muscogee County Jail

Courtney Jackson was processed inside the Muscogee County Jail on charges of obstruction of a police officer, theft by receiving stolen property and a pedestrian darting into traffic. His attorney tells First News…

Columbus Man Behind Bars for Stabbing Woman

One person is hurt another behind bars after a stabbing Saturday morning in Columbus. It happened in the 800 block of Coolidge Ave. just before 11 a.m., according to the Columbus Ledger. Police have arrested 71-year-old George Clark and charged…

Columbus Man Arrested in Connection to Two Murders

Columbus Police have arrested a man they say is connected to two murders that happened in July 2017, according to the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. They arrested 26-year-old Reginald Jackson for the murders and violating probation. He was arrested at Midtown Medical…

Accused Molester tells Victims' Mother "You'll be on TV"

An accused child molester already behind bars facing multiple charges for assaulting his own step children was back in front of a Judge this past week. Curtis Williams allegedly mailed a threatening letter to the…