Back to School Safety Tips

August 20, 2012 marks the return of another school year in Columbia County. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office offers the following health and safety tips and encourages all to be cautious as students return to class. The beginning of the school year is a time when children are at increased risk of transportation-related injuries from […]

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Two Arrested after Meth Bust

On August 14, 2012, the Columbia County Multi Jurisdictional Task Force executed a search warrant at 167 S.W. Fantasy Glen. Detectives arrested the two residents on multiple charges. The detectives encountered very strong chemical odors when they entered the home. Task Force detectives believed that an active or very recent clandestine methamphetamine laboratory was in […]

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Three Arrested on Meth Charges

On August 12, 2012, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested three persons on drug charges. Deputies were attempting to serve an arrest warrant at 306 S.W. Sunset Way. Deputies did not locate the subject with the warrant but did however discover methamphetamine. Deputies found a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory in the master bathroom of the home. […]

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New Deputy Joins CCSO

On Thursday, July, 26, 2012, Archie A. Crews officially became a member of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a swearing in ceremony held at the CCSO Operations Center, Sheriff Mark Hunter provided the Oath of Office to Mr. Crews. Mr. Crews was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff. Deputy Crews will be placed into […]

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STORM UPDATE 7/11/12 4:30 PM

The latest update on recovery efforts from the flooding created by Tropical Storm Debby last week, includes information that the Suwannee River dropped below flood stage on Tuesday afternoon and now measures 75.38 feet as of this morning. Flood stage is 77 feet and the river reached a peak of more than 85 feet last […]

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