Man Arrested for Air Conditioner Thefts

On Friday, April 13, 2012, an Obrien man was arrested by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office for stealing residential air conditioner units. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies have been investigating several air conditioner thefts from residences in central Columbia County. Four of the thefts were similar in nature and deputies believed that the same suspect [...]

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Two Arrested for Burglary

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, two Columbia County men were arrested for burglarizing a local business. Deputy Sheriff Jesse Cieslik and Deputy Sheriff Will Porter were patrolling the area of East Duval Street. They encountered a subject driving a scooter on NE James Ave. The subject (Wayne Rieley) was carrying two truck tool boxes and [...]

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CCSO Captain Retires

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, Captain Jeff Coleman retired from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office after 25 year of service. In a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office, family, friends and coworkers gathered to thank Captain Coleman for his 25 years of service to the citizens of Columbia County. As is custom at the Sheriff’s [...]

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Inmate Captured

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, an inmate that had previously walked away from the Lake City Work Release Center (FL D.O.C.) was captured.  On March, 31, 2012, Daniel L. Retherford walked away from the Lake City Work Release Center located in Lake City, FL. Detectives from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office believed that Retherford was [...]

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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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