Two More Volunteers Join the Citizens Service Unit

On Friday, February 3, 2012, two citizen volunteeers joined the Columiba County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Service Unit. In a swearing in ceremony held this morning, Sheriff Mark Hunter and staff welcomed Bill Sepko and Kenneth Whitehurst to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office family. Last year, the Citizens Service Unit provided over 11,000 hours of volunteer [...]

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Two Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit

Two Columbia County residents were arrested Wednesday evening as the result of a vehicle pursuit. At approximately 7:30 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Jesse Cieslik attempted to stop a Ford pickup truck for a traffic law violation at the intersection of S.W. Mauldin Ave and S.W. Wingate St. The driver of the pickup truck refused to yield [...]

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Drowning Victims Recovered from Palestine Lake in Union County

For immediate release: December 13, 2011 Contact: Karen Parker, 386-758-0525 (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) Body of missing boater recovered at Palestine Lake The body of a missing Lake City man, who was reported overdue from a fishing trip Saturday night, has been recovered from Palestine Lake, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation [...]

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