Two New Members Join CCSO

On Wednesday, November 12, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in two new members. Mr. Evan Brand was sworn in as Detention Deputy and Mr. John Hartzog took the oath as a civilian employee. Detention Deputy Brand will be assigned to the Detention Division as a [...]

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Deputies Arrest Two on Violent Felony Warrants

On Thursday, November 6, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two violent felons after a brief standoff. Deputies received a tip from a citizen that a warranted male, Tyrece Roundtree 25, was just seen at 140 SW Jupiter Glen in the unincorporated area of the county. Deputies arrived and saw Roundtree on the porch with [...]

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Detectives Seize Drugs, Cash and Gun at Fire Scene

On Wednesday, November 5, the Columbia County Multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Force served a search warrant at 309 NE Alpha Terrance resulting in the seizure of over 5 pounds of marijuana, a large amount of cash, and an illegal firearm. The investigation began Tuesday night at 10 pm when two patrol deputies came upon a car [...]

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Deputies Receive Commendations

On Monday, November 3, the local chapter of The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution honored two Columbia County Deputy Sheriffs for their part in saving the life of a two month old baby on March 7, 2014. Lieutenant Katina Dicks and Deputy Brian Lucas were awarded the Law Enforcement Commendation Medal [...]

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Halloween Safety Tips

As the ghost, goblins, cowboys and princesses roam the streets in search of candy please be mindful of them. There are no set hours for this activity however great care needs to be exercised during the night. I have gotten a great safety list from SafeKids.org and thought we would share it.                                                                       HALLOWEEN SAFETY [...]

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