Jail Escape Thwarted

On Tuesday, July 14, CCSO detention facility personnel learned of an elaborate escape plan at the Columbia County Detention Facility and took steps to prevent it. The case is active and ongoing but the preliminary investigation reveals that an inmate(s) began removing mortar around blocks on an exterior wall in order to escape through the […]

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New Member Joins CCSO

On Thursday, July 16, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in a new CCSO member. Mr. Roger Moody took the oath of office for civilian employees. Mr. Moody will be assigned to the Administration Division in the Information Technology section as an IT Support Technician. We […]

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Robbery Suspects Arrested

On Thursday, July 9, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two men following a dramatic vehicle pursuit which began in north Columbia County on I75. CCSO deputies had received a “be on the lookout” (BOLO) for a pair of armed robbers heading into our area from Lowndes County Ga driving a gold Mazda with a […]

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UPDATE-DECEDENT IDENTIFIED-K9 Search Team Locate Human Remains

The body found by K9 search teams Friday July 3 has been positively identified as the missing Baker County woman, Ms. Sharon Jackson. The cause of death has not yet been determined and the case is still active and ongoing. K9 Search Team Locate Human Remains On Friday, July 3, at approximately 11:30 am, K9 […]

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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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