Former Sheriff Arrested 

A former Washington County Sheriff and retired State Trooper is in trouble with the law.52-year-old Joe Tibbetts of Columbia is charged with criminal threatening with a weapon.Authorities say Tibbetts stopped a family of four driving on the Barrens Road in Columbia and showed a gun.The family left the area and called 911.Tibbetts was arrested and taken to Washington County Jail, where he was later released on $5,000 bail.He’s due in court sometime in September.