Columbia Firefighter Arrested On Theft Charge

Posted at 4:06 PM, Feb 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-07 17:06:28-05

A Columbia firefighter was arrested and charged with theft.

Maury County Sheriff's deputies arrested Michael Jones of Lynnville at Fire Station 5 on Nashville Highway Tuesday.

He was indicted on a charge of more than $60,000.00.

Jones has been a firefighter with the City of Columbia for more than fifteen years.

The City placed him on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of the charges.