New Detention Officer Joins CCSO

On Friday, May 4, 2012, Mary Brooker offically joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office Operations Center, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter officiated the oath of office and swore in Ms. Brooker. Deputy Brooker is assigned to the Columbia County Detention Facility. We would like to extened a […]

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Man Arrested for Shooting Brother

On Thursday, May 3, 2012, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man for allegedly shooting his brother. At approximately 4:30 p.m., deputies responded to 147 S.W. Journey Court to investigate a shooting. Deputies have determined that the suspect and victim, brothers, were involved in an argument in a field on the property. The suspect, […]

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2011 Annual Crime Report

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has released its preliminary annual statewide crime report. The statistics represent 2011 and the numbers are compared to the previous year, 2010. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement utilizes seven (7) index crimes to develop the crime statistics. Every law enforcement agency in the State reports these offenses to […]

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Man Arrested for Burglarizing Church

On Sunday, April 22, 2012, a Columbia County man was arrested for burglarizing the Pentecostal Believers of the Coming of Christ Church. At approximately 8:30 a.m., church members discovered the suspect inside the church. The witnesses called the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and waited outside of the church until deputies could arrive. Corporal Don Meyer […]

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Man Arrested for Air Conditioner Thefts

On Friday, April 13, 2012, an Obrien man was arrested by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office for stealing residential air conditioner units. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies have been investigating several air conditioner thefts from residences in central Columbia County. Four of the thefts were similar in nature and deputies believed that the same suspect […]

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