New Member Joins CCSO

On Friday, January 4, 2013, Mr. Kenneth Minter officially joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony attended by friends and co-workers, Mr. Minter was sworn in by Sheriff Mark Hunter. Mr. Minter is the new Property Manager for the Columbia Sheriff’s Office. We would like to welcome Kenneth Minter to the Columbia County [...]

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Two Arrested for Robbery

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests in a robbery that occurred on December 23, 2012. On that date, it was reported that an unknown male suspect cut off power to the Internet Café, 2240 U.S. 90 West, broke into the office and stole an undetermined amount of money. During the robbery to [...]

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Local Business Robbed

  On Monday, December 24, 2012, a local business reported being robbed. At approximately 12:00 am, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Internet Café located at 2240 U.S. 90 West, Lake City, FL to investigate a robbery. Employees of the business told deputies that an unknown person shut off the power to the [...]

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Man Arrested on Drug Charges

On Saturday, December 22, 2012, a Columbia County man was arrested on multiple narcotics charges. At approximately 12:50 am, Deputy Sheriff Shayne Foote conducted a traffic stop on the suspect’s vehicle on CR 245. Deputy Foote, while speaking with the driver, observed what he believed to be illegal narcotics plainly visible in the vehicle. Deputy [...]

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Two Arrested at Meth Lab Bust

  On Thursday, December 20, 2012, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant at 1069 S.W. Faulkner Drive, Ft. White, FL. Detectives with the Multi Jurisdictional Task Force obtained the search warrant after a lengthy narcotics investigation. At approximately 1:00 pm, Deputies found the two suspects actively processing clandestine methamphetamine when the warrant [...]

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