Man Arrested after Shooting Incident

On Thursday, September 6, 2012, at approximately 7:40 pm, a Columbia County man was arrested on multiple charges following a shooting incident at his home. Deputies responded to a residence off N.W. Falling Creek Rd. to investigate a reported home invasion and shooting. The complainant reported to Deputies that an unknown male suspect entered his [...]

Read More →

New Member Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, September 5, 2012, Tracey Hicks joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Ms. Hicks was officially sworn-in by Sheriff Mark Hunter in a ceremony attended by friends and co-workers. Ms. Hicks is assigned as a Receptionist at the Columbia County Detention Facility. We would like to welcome Ms. Hicks to the Sheriff’s Office family [...]

Read More →

Deputy Promoted to Corporal

On Friday, August 31, 2012, Deputy Sheriff Rick Damon was promoted to Corporal. At a ceremony attended by family, friends and coworkers, Sheriff Mark Hunter officially recognized Deputy Damon as the newest Corporal at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Corporal Damon is a two year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office and will be assigned to [...]

Read More →

Two Arrested for Multi County Burglary Scheme

On Saturday, two men were arrested by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and charged with multiple counts of burglary. The two suspects allegedly committed burglaries in several counties, including at least nine (9) in Columbia County. On August 25, 2012, a Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy saw a white Dodge Stratus, allegedly driven by John [...]

Read More →

New Deputy Joins the Sheriff’s Office

On August 22, 2012, Mr. Ryan Kosko joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a swearing in ceremony, Sheriff Mark Hunter provided Mr. Kosko with the Oath of Office, officially making him a member of the Sheriff’s Office. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Kosko’s family as wel as his future co-workers. Deputy Ryan Kosko [...]

Read More →