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Zachary Scott Selected New Sheriff For Franklin County

Zach Scott
The Democratic Party selected Sergeant Zachary Scott to serve the unexpired term of the late sheriff Jim Karnes.
12:00AM
June
16, 2011

Franklin County has a new sheriff-in-waiting. The Democratic Party selected Sergeant Zachary Scott to serve the unexpired term of the late sheriff Jim Karnes. Official swearing-in ceremonies are pending.

A Drive Aims To Stop Prescription Pills From Abuse

12:00AM
September
25, 2010

A one- day “Take Back” prescription pill campaign by the Drug Enforcement Administration gets underway across the nation.

11 People Plead Guilty to Sham Marriage Schemes in Columbus

12:00AM
April
12, 2010

11 people in Columbus recently pleaded guilty for their involvement in sham marriage schemes. The pleas are the result of an investigation by local and federal officials led by the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency. Prosecutors say foreign nationals paid thousands of dollars to wed Americans in hopes of longer stays and boosting citizenship chances in the United States.

Heath Voters to Decide Photo Enforcement

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12:00AM
November 2, 2009

Voters in Heath Tuesday decide the fate of red light and speed enforcement cameras in their community.

Federal And Local Officers Make Over 160 Arrests In June

Operation FALCON made 169 arrests during the month of June.
12:00AM
July
9, 2009

US Marshals partnered with state and local law enforcement agencies to make 169 arrests in Central Ohio during the month of June.

“No Refusal Weekend” in Columbus

12:00AM
July
2, 2008

Columbus police plan to spend the holiday weekend cracking down on drunk drivers. From July 3rd through the 5th, police will have extra traffic officers working overtime, and those suspected of driving under the influence may face additional consequences.

Law Enforcement Agencies Target Columbus Metro Area

12:00AM
May
30, 2008

The Ohio Highway Patrol and Columbus area law enforcement agencies are launching six weeks of stepped up enforcement on Monday.

Franklin County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency Hit by Strike

Teamsters protest outside the Franklin County Child Support Enforcement Agency on E. Fulton
12:00AM
June 12, 2006

More than half of the 270 employees at Franklin County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency failed to report to work today. It’s the first day of a strike by the agency’s 140 Teamsters Union members who say they’re unhappy with a proposed 2% wage increase and a $50 per month charge for health insurance.