Man Arrested for Fraud

On Thursday, February 7, 2013, a White Springs man was arrested for forgery.  At approximately 11:00 am, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies were alerted by bank employees that the suspect was attempting to cash a personal check drawn on the account of a deceased person. Deputies found the suspect, on bicycle in the drive thru […]

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New Deputy Joins CCSO

On Friday, February 1, 2013, Mr. Joshua Sampson officially joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff. In a ceremony attended by family, friends and coworker, Mr. Sampson was sworn-in by Sheriff Mark Hunter. Deputy Sampson will be assigned to the Patrol Division. We would like to welcome Joshua to the Columbia County […]

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Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries

On January 27, 2013, a Columbia County man was arrested for allegedly committing a string of vehicle burglaries.  Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives began investigating several vehicle burglaries on January 2, 2013. The suspect entered unlocked vehicles in the Wise Estates subdivision off C.R. 242. The thefts occurred during the overnight hours. During […]

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Promotions at CCSO

On Friday, January 25, 2013, two Columbia County Sheriff’s Office employees were promoted by Sheriff Mark Hunter. In a ceremony attended by family, friends and coworkers, Sheriff Mark Hunter officially promtoed Terrance Tyler and Tocarra Gainer. Detective Corporal Terrance “Tip” Tyler was promoted to Sergeant. Sergeant Tyler is assigned to the Detective Division and will […]

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Two Arrested for Burglary

 On Tuesday, January 22, 2013, two men were arrested after committing a burglary in Ft. White, FL. At approximately 4:00 pm, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a residence off SW Weasel Ct. The homeowner reported that a burglary to her shed was in progress. The victim’s security company was able to provide […]

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