Two New Members Join CCSO

On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, two new members joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office Operations Center, Sheriff Mark Hunter officially swore in J.C. Browning as a volunteer with the Citizens Service Unit and Mr. James Nash as a Deputy Sheriff (Reserve). The entire Columbia County Sheriff’s Office […]

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SWAT Team Takes Man into Custody

On Monday, March 12, 2012, a Columbia County man was arrested by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office a domestic disturbance. Deputies were called to a residence located on S.W. Itchetucknee Ave, Ft. White, FL at approximately 4:00 a.m. A resident of the home reported that Donald A. Dohrn, Jr., was acting irrational and was brandishing […]

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*Scam Alert*

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is warning the public about criminals posing as DEA special agents or other law enforcement personnel as part of an international extortion scheme. The criminals call the victims (who in most cases previously purchased drugs over the lnternet or by telephone) and identify themselves […]

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Physician’s Assistant Arrested for Prescription Fraud

On Tuesday, March 6, 2012, a Physician’s Assistant in Columbia County was arrested on multiple felony charges. The Columbia County Multi Jurisdictional Task Force began an in depth investigation in the fall of 2011 regarding alleged fraudulent prescriptions. Task Force detectives believed that John Windham, P.A., was illegally writing narcotics prescriptions to himself and others. […]

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Volunteer Firefighter Arrested for Grand Theft

On Tuesday, March 6, 2012, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested a Columbia County Fire Department Volunteer. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Columbia County Fire Dept on March 2, 2012 in reference to suspicious charges on a fuel card issued to a Fire Dept vehicle. Detectives and Fire Dept personnel were […]

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