2 former sheriff's deputies indicted in Columbia County

Several people have been indicted by a Columbia County grand jury, including two former sheriff’s deputies.

Former Staff Sgt. David Ronald Kitchens was charged with computer theft and violating the oath of a public officer. Kitchens was arrested March 5 after he was accused of soliciting business for personal injury attorneys and using sheriff’s office computers to print accident reports for private residents and attorneys.

He was fired Feb. 25 and was released from the jail after posting a $10,000 bond, according to jail records.

Former sheriff’s office jailer Kester Henry Dozier was indicted on charges of violating the oath of a public officer and crossing guard lines with prohibited items. He was arrested Feb. 19 on charges of delivering prohibited items including food, books and cellphones to inmates in the jail.

In another indictment, Christopher Joseph San Miguel, 27, of Evans, is charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a March 2 wreck that killed Alaina Kensinger, 28, of Martinez, according to court documents released Friday.

Kensinger was a passenger in San Miguel’s vehicle about 4:30 a.m. when the driver is believed to have fallen asleep. The vehicle drifted off the road, turned sideways and hit a guardrail and a metal sign pole. San Miguel’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.165 at the time, officials said.

San Miguel was arrested March 28 and released from the Columbia County Detention Center the same day after posting a $13,400 bond, according to jail records.

The grand jury also indicted former 4-H worker Jennifer Gayle Davenport, 26, who is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.

Davenport was indicted on aggravated sexual battery and aggravated child molestation.

She was arrested April 1 after the girl’s mother discovered Davenport had been in a relationship with the teen. The teen told her mother she and Davenport had sex and shared sexually explicit text messages.

Davenport, who was a 4-H program assistant until three weeks before her arrest, was released from the jail April 6 after posting a $25,000 bond.

Former Columbia County deputy arrested
Columbia County jailer arrested, fired
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