Three Arrested for Burglary

On Thursday, December 2, 2010, three Columbia County men were arrested for burglarizing a local metals recycler. Deputies with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office were investigating three recent burglaries to Sapp’s Salvage. The recycling center was burglarized three times since Sunday, November 28, 2010. Employees at Sapp’s Salvage reviewed surveillance video from the business and [...]

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Burglary Suspects Sought

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community for assistance in identifying two burglars. Five residential burglaries occurred in the Three Rivers and C.R. 138 areasf in southern Columbia County. Since November 11, 2010, five homes have been burglarized. The male and female suspects have stolen DVD players, VCR’s, jewelry and firearms. Detective Todd [...]

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Burglar Arrested

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, a man was arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputies for burglarizing a local business. In response to recent burglaries to local metals recyclers, CCSO Deputies were actively patrolling the businesses. At approximately 11:30 p.m., on 11/21/2010, Sgt Jeff Watson was patrolling the area of The Recycle Center (East Washington St.) [...]

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Man stole from victim twice

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, Deputies arrested a man for burglary. A residence off SE Ebeneezer Rd., was burglarized last week. The suspect had burglarized three storage buildings on the property and stole multiple items; including the cremated remains of the victim’s mother. On 11/21/10, the homeowner observed a man inside one of the storage [...]

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Man Attempts Suicide at Detention Facility

On Sunday, November 21, 2010, an inmate at the Columbia County Detention Facility attempted to harm himself. At approximately 1:00 p.m., Detention Officers responded to a cell where an inmate had attempted to asphyxiate himself. Multiple Detention Officers and supervisors immediately responded to the cell when alerted to the situation by other inmates. The Offices [...]

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