3 Arrested for Air Conditioner Theft

On Thursday, March 1, 2012, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested three persons for stealing an air conditioning unit from a Subway restaurant.  At approximately 10:00 a.m., a concerned citizen reported to CCSO that some air conditioner parts were located in a roadside ditch on Racetrack Rd near the Columbia County Fire Dept.  Sgt Mike [...]

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New Deputy Sheriff Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, February 29, 2012, Cody McIntyre joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a swearing in ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office this morning, Cody McIntyre took the oath of office and officially became a member of the Sheriff’s Office. Cody McIntyre will be assigned to the Patrol Division. We would like to welcome [...]

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Deputy Sheriff Receives Medal of Distinction

On Monday, February 27, 2012, Deputy Sheriff D.J. Clay was awarded the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Medal of Distinction for his actions at the scene of a fiery car crash. The Medal of Distinction is the next to highest citation one can receive at the Sheriff’s Office.  On December 29, 2011, at approximately 10:30 p.m., [...]

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Deputies Rescue Man from Burning Home

On 2/25/12, Deputies Corporal Todd Lussier, Deputy Scott Busby and Deputy Joshua McCardle responded to a residence on N.W. Primitive Glen in reference to residential structure fire. The resident of the home is a paraplegic and confined to a wheel chair. He advised 911 operators his home was on fire, the ceiling was starting to [...]

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Deputies Give Back to the Community

On Saturday, February 25, 2012, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies volunteered to work with Habitat for Humanity in the construction of a new home in Columbia County. Several community groups and churches were involved in the project, which began with a vacant lot. By days end, a new home had been erected. The new homeowners [...]

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