On Wednesday, October 8, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in a new member during a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel. Sheriff Hunter swore in Mr. Troy Freeman as a Deputy Sheriff. Deputy Freeman will be assigned to the Patrol Division for field training and solo assignment. We wish him the best in [...]
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness, the CCSO family came out in pink this Friday. Pictured is Sheriff Mark Hunter with some of the support staff and the Lieutenants Diane Johnson and Cedric May with some of the support staff at the Columbia County Detention Facility.
In the early morning hours, Friday, October 3, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies foiled a burglar’s escape plan after a break in at Green’s Marine, 1613 E Duval St. At 4:20 AM, a citizen called 911 and reported seeing a male climb the fence into Green’s Marine and tamper with the security camera at the [...]
On Friday, September 19, Florida Gateway College Student Body donated a host of new stuffed toys to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office as part of a community service project. The service project was to collect new stuffed toys and donate them to the Sheriff’s Office so that the deputies and detectives could give them to [...]
During the last 30 days, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office has investigated 44 vehicle burglaries throughout the unincorporated areas of the county. The M.O. has been the same in each case; valuables stolen from unlocked vehicles. Most vehicle burglaries are crimes of opportunity. The thief looks for easy access and doesn’t want to make much [...]
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