Columbus County Sheriff's Office
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UPDATE: Columbus Co. deputies shoot, kill murder suspect; 2nd death under investigation
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:55pm.

videoInvestigators say Columbus County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a murder suspect in Tabor City overnight after they say he fired at them. Meanwhile they are also investigating a fire, where another man died.

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Investigation continues into Delco shooting death
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 7:57am.

videoThe investigation continues into the shooting death of a Columbus County man Monday night. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says an autopsy in Raleigh yesterday determined Livis Charles Owens, Jr., died of a single gunshot wound that entered around his right shoulder and exited his body near his left shoulder.

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Man shot, killed in Delco overnight
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:00pm.

videoThe Columbus County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death late last night. The Sheriff's Office says officers responded at about 11:43 p.m. to 631 Evergreen Church Rd.

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UPDATE: Suspect now in critical condition following officer-involved shooting
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:58am.

The man who led authorities on a high-speed car chase that ended in an officer-involved shooting Sunday is now in critical condition, according to hospital staff. Investigators say multiple officers from both the State Highway Patrol and the Columbus County Sheriff's Office shot at Evans.

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Tip from one county to another leads to drug bust
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:44pm.

videoPlans to distribute eleven pounds of marijuana went up in flames after a drug bust Thursday. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Darriel Scott of Tabor City.

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Kids find mom murdered, boyfriend beaten
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/01/2014 - 8:20pm.

videoThe Columbus County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent attack and murder in Hallsboro.

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Batten to resign as Columbus County sheriff
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 11:53pm.

videoBatten says he will step down effective at noon on Jan. 7, 2014. He says he has accepted a job with the North Carolina Department of Justice as Eastern Field representative for the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education Training and Standards.

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Seat belt enforcement paying off for one area county
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 5:07pm.

video Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies across the state are targeting speeders and aggressive drivers this holiday. Officers are also focusing on increasing seat belt use during the busy holiday weekend and beyond.

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Family of teen, man who shot and killed each other speaks out
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 4:18pm.

videoThe family of a teen involved in a double shooting that killed him and his stepdad in Columbus County yesterday is speaking out about both victims and what may have led to the situation.

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Investigators: Teen, stepfather shoot and kill each other
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 9:37am.

video A man and his teenage stepson are dead after investigators say they shot each other overnight. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says at 12:22 a.m. deputies with responded to a shooting at 163 Pine Circle Drive in the Green Acres community just east of Tabor City.

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