Sheriff Hunter Promotes Busby and Parker

On Friday, January 03 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Deputy Scott Busby to the rank of Corporal and Corporal Chris Parker to the rank of Sergeant. Corporal Busby has been with CCSO since 2008, working various assignments as a patrol deputy, courthouse security, and a…

Sheriff Hunter Presents FSA Awards

On Friday, December 13, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter presented awards to Mr. T. L. Welles and Mr. Roger Noll for their support for the Florida Sheriffs Association.   At a ceremony honoring the two, Sheriff Hunter gave the awards to the honorees which read, “With sincere thanks for your loyal support as an honorary…

Interstate Drug Seizure Yields Drugs and Gun

On Tuesday morning, December 3, Columbia County deputies stopped a vehicle travelling on I75 and uncovered a trove of edible items laced with illegal drugs headed to the Tampa Bay area. At around 10:20 am, deputies were patrolling the interstate highway within Columbia County when the suspect’s vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation. During…

picture of Corporal Green and Sheriff Hunter

Sheriff Hunter promotes Green

On Wednesday, October 30 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Detective Josh Green to the rank of Corporal. Corporal Green has been with CCSO since 2014, working various assignments as a patrol deputy, Field Training Officer, SWAT member and a detective. Following his promotion, Corporal Green…