Columbus man arrested on multiple charges including stolen firearm

Columbus man arrested on multiple charges including stolen firearm
Friday morning, the Thomasville Police Department says it responded to a Econolodge on 8 US Hwy 19 S in reference to a possible domestic dispute.(AP Images) (Source: WCTV)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A Columbus man is behind bars after being charged with multiple offenses including a stolen firearm.

On April 15, at approximately 8 p.m., the Robbery and Assault Division and SWAT team repsonded to the LaQuinta Inn on Warm Springs Rd. in order to serve a high-risk arrest warrant on Aaron Scarborough.

According to Columbus police, Scarborough used a hangun to hijack a car as officers began approaching him. Scarborough then pointed a handgun at an approaching officer. Officers then took positions of cover and began to talk Scarborough down.

After securing Scarborough, a stolen firearm was recovered from the vehicle.

Scarborough was charged with multiple offenses and transported to the Muscogee County Jail.

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