Commissioner’s son arrested in Furys Ferry Walgreen’s assault

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – Investigators have arrested a 2nd suspect in an assault with a knife at a Walgreen’s on Furys Ferry Road.

Douglas Duncan III is charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit a Felony. Duncan is the son of Columbia County Commissioner Doug Duncan.

Duncan is accused of being the driver of the getaway car in that assault.

He was released Thursday morning on a $10,000 bond.

Duncan’s father, Columbia County District 1 Commissioner, Doug Duncan, released a statement on the arrest of his son.

“We love our children unconditionally.  We’re devastated by the charge. We pray that he’ll be exonerated, but if not he’s going to face the consequences of his actions.”

Doug Duncan – Columbia County Commissioner, District 1 

The man charged in the assault itself, 28-year-old Nicholas Alan Robinson, was arrested Tuesday and charged with Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm or Knife During the Commission of a Crime among other charges.

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