On Wednesday, February 11, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in Mr. Matthew Marzucco as a Deputy Sheriff. Deputy Marzucco will be assigned to the Patrol Division in the field training unit. We wish him the very best in his new career.
On Monday, February 9, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter recognized a local resident for his service to the Florida Sheriff’s Association. In a ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office, Mr. Roger Noll was presented with a Distinguished Service Award by Sheriff Hunter. Mr. Noll was recognized for his 30 years of contributing to the advancement of [...]
The preliminary examination by the medical examiner revealed no trauma to the body and cause of death has not been determined. The medical examiner is awaiting toxicology. Veronica Witcher was the registered owner of the vehicle in which she was found. The investigation continues. ***Update-Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death*** The decedent has been identified by fingerprints [...]
The decedent has been identified by fingerprints as Veronica Witcher 43, of Lake City. The cause of death is still undetermined pending examination by the medical examiner in Jacksonville Florida. Next of kin has been notified and detectives are interviewing friends and family as the investigation continues. (Original release)-Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death On Saturday, February [...]
On Saturday, February 7 at 1:09 pm, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 187 NW Joland Way to investigate a possible homicide. The investigation was initiated when Robert Allen, 57, the resident of 187 NW Joland Way discovered a deceased body in his girlfriend’s car that was parked in his yard. After deputies [...]
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