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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Sheriff Visits Students

On Tuesday, October 28, Sheriff Mark Hunter visited six classes at Eastside Elementary School to talk with students. The Sheriff spoke to the children about making good decisions and gave advice on how to respond when faced with issues that may come up. After the interactive talk was complete, Sheriff Hunter treated the kids to [...]

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School Resource Deputies Teach Students to “Just Say No”

On Friday, October 24, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Deputies visited the 5th grade students at Five Points Elementary School to teach about the dangers of drugs. The program teaches the students to “Respect yourself” and “Say No to Drugs”. Sergeant Tim Ball, Corporal Clint Dicks and Deputy Jimmy Finnell spoke to the students [...]

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