New Reserve Deputy Sheriff Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, April 4, 2012, Eric Wilson officially joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff (Reserve). Sheriff Mark Hunter swore Deputy Wilson in at a ceremony attended by the Wilson family and CCSO staff. We would like to welcome Deputy Sheriff Eric Wilson to the CCSO family.

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Man Injured after Shooting Incident

On Saturday, March 31, 2012, a Columbia County man suffered a gunshot injury following an argument with neighbors. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 134 N.E. Sunnybrook St., Lake City, FL at approximately 12:00 am to investigate a shooting. Deputies determined that an argument had occurred between the victim and the two suspects. Deputies [...]

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Operation Gateway 2012 Nets 20 Arrests

The Region 2 Drug Enforcement Strike Force conducted a multi county operation in a continuing effort to stem the fraudulent obtainment and transportation of prescription and other illegal narcotics in the State of Florida. Governor Scott created 7 Regional Drug Enforcement Strike Forces as part of Florida’s Pill Mill initiative to combat the growing prescription [...]

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Two New Members Join CCSO

On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, two new members joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office Operations Center, Sheriff Mark Hunter officially swore in J.C. Browning as a volunteer with the Citizens Service Unit and Mr. James Nash as a Deputy Sheriff (Reserve). The entire Columbia County Sheriff’s Office [...]

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SWAT Team Takes Man into Custody

On Monday, March 12, 2012, a Columbia County man was arrested by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office a domestic disturbance. Deputies were called to a residence located on S.W. Itchetucknee Ave, Ft. White, FL at approximately 4:00 a.m. A resident of the home reported that Donald A. Dohrn, Jr., was acting irrational and was brandishing [...]

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