K9 Search Team Locates Human Remains

On Friday, July 3, at approximately 11:30 am, K9 teams from First Response Search Team out of Tallahassee found human remains while searching for a missing person. The deceased person, who has not yet been identified, was found in the wooded area southwest of SR 47 and Business Point Dr. This area is near where […]

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Sheriff Hunter Promotes CCSO Member

On Wednesday, July 1 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Deputy Sheriff Brian Lucas to the rank of Corporal. Corporal Lucas, who has been with CCSO since 2011, is assigned to the Patrol Division and will remain in that division as a shift supervisor. We would […]

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***Update- Detectives Investigate Inmate’s Death***

Inmate Identified The inmate’s identity is being released after next of kin notification. The inmate was Aaron John Silcox, 36 of Lake City. The investigation continues. (Original Release)Detectives Investigate Inmate’s Death On Thursday, June 18, at 8:09 pm, an inmate at the Columbia County Detention Facility was found unresponsive in a cell. Detention personnel began […]

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Detectives Investigate Inmate’s Death

On Thursday, June 18, at 8:09 pm, an inmate at the Columbia County Detention Facility was found unresponsive in a cell. Detention personnel began CPR and alerted EMS, who arrived and pronounced the inmate dead. The subject, whose name will not be released until next of kin notification, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for traffic […]

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Detectives Investigate Altercation and Shooting

On Monday, June 8, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a deadly altercation that left one man dead and another in jail. Shortly after midnight, Deputies were dispatched to 1209 SE Rossi Drive in unincorporated Columbia County due to a report of a shooting. The preliminary investigation revealed that Wayne Thompson III, […]

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