Cone Retires With 30 Years Of Service

On Thursday, September 21, a luncheon was held at the Sheriff’s Operation Center in honor of Ms. Susan Cone. In the retirement ceremony at the beginning of the luncheon, Sheriff Mark Hunter shared with gathered well-wishers that Ms. Susan has been a dedicated and valued member of the Sheriff’s Office for 30 years. Her position…

Sexual Predator Address Notification

In accordance with Florida Statute 775.21, this is a mandatory notification of the changing of address of a registered sexual predator in Columbia County.   Name:  Edward Leroy Thomas Address: 560 SE Peacock Terrace, Lake City, FL 32025 DOB: 7/3/1943 Hair Color: Grey Eyes:   Brown   The above subject was convicted of:   9/22/2014 for…

Sheriff Recognizes Member for Outstanding Performance

On Thursday, August 17, in a ceremony attended by friends, family, and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter presented Detective Andrea Useche with the Sheriff’s Office Commendation Medal for her outstanding work on a long term multifaceted investigation. In May 2016, Detective Useche began an investigation into a local fraud complaint. As her investigation progressed,…

***Update***Detectives Investigate Shooting

Late Tuesday evening, August 8, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested Steven Moot, 32 of Lake City for attempted murder of his wife as the investigation into a person being shot at a home on Corwin Glen  continues.   Thursday at 5:21 pm, Deputies responded to a 911 call at the home and discovered Amanda…