New Member Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, April Hernandez joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office as a Detention Officer. In a ceremony attended by her new coworkers, Mrs. Hernandez was officially sworn in as a Detention Officer by Sheriff Mark Hunter. We would like to welcome April to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office family and wish her […]

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Fatal Workplace Accident

On Monday, October 01, 2012, an industrial accident claimed the life of a worker at the Anderson Columbia plant located at 871 N.W. Guerdon St., Lake City, FL. At approximately 5:15 AM, an employee was checking a diesel fuel tank when an explosion occurred. The worker was fatally injured as a result of the explosion. […]

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Double Shooting Leaves One Man Dead and One Injured

On Thursday, September 28, 2012, a double shooting left one man dead and one in the hospital.                                                                                       Shortly after midnight, a concerned citizen notified 911 that there was an injured person lying outside of a residence located at 1338 East Washington St. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived and discovered a male subject deceased […]

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Local Men Honored for Support of the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch

On Friday, September 28, 2012, two local men were honored for their 25 year support of the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch. Sheriff Mark Hunter presented Mr. Lester Scaff and Mr. Robin Green with a Distinquihed Service Award from the Florida Sheriff’s Association in recoginition of 25 years of Honorary Membership. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Arkansas Sexual Offender Arrested for Sexual Battery

On Wednesday, September 26, 2012, an Arkansas man was arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies for sexually assaulting a 17 year old Columbia County girl. Deputies were notified by the victim’s father that his daughter may have had sexual contact with the suspect. At approximately 9:45 pm, Deputies Chad Guerry and Corporal Rick Glover […]

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