Russell County Sheriff’s Department

Couple Parking Led To Hurtsboro Murder

A couple parking prompted a deadly confrontation in Hurtsboro. Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor initially said he thought a Hurtsboro murder case was personal, indeed it was.  Deontra Jones was allegedly engaged in…

Russell County Deputy Fired For Choking Inmate

According to Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor a 34 year old inmate making his first court appearance for felony theft started calling Deputy Stephon Parker obscenities as they left the Judicial Building last…

Police Pilot Killed In Helicopter Crash

UPDATE A pilot for the Columbus Police Department is feared dead after a helicopter crash. Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor said a co pilot may have been picked up in Auburn and was…