Local Men Honored for Support of the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch

On Friday, September 28, 2012, two local men were honored for their 25 year support of the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch. Sheriff Mark Hunter presented Mr. Lester Scaff and Mr. Robin Green with a Distinquihed Service Award from the Florida Sheriff’s Association in recoginition of 25 years of Honorary Membership. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office [...]

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Arkansas Sexual Offender Arrested for Sexual Battery

On Wednesday, September 26, 2012, an Arkansas man was arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies for sexually assaulting a 17 year old Columbia County girl. Deputies were notified by the victim’s father that his daughter may have had sexual contact with the suspect. At approximately 9:45 pm, Deputies Chad Guerry and Corporal Rick Glover [...]

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Man Arrested for Robbery

On Tuesday, September 25, 2012, a Columbia County man was arrested on robbery and other charges. At approximately 3:30 pm, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a residence off S.W. Diamond Ct to investigate a reported robbery. Deputies interviewed the victim whom advised them that a male subject had stolen $150.00 from her purse [...]

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New Volunteer Joins Sheriff’s Office

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012, Ms. Ana Moore joined the Citizens Service Unit at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony attended by friends and co-workers, Ms. Moore was officially welcomed and sworn-in by Sheriff Mark Hunter. The Citizens Service Unit is an all volunteer division at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. CSU members [...]

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Man Sets Himself on Fire After Domestic Violence Attack

On Thursday, September 13, 2012, a Columbia County man set himself on fire after he attacked two people with a baseball bat. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a residence on SE Margaret St. at approximately 11:15 p.m. When deputies arrived at the home, they found the suspect standing in the front yard engulfed [...]

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