Deputy Benjamin Dupree Awarded Life Saving Medal

On Wednesday, June 5, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter awarded Deputy Benjamin Dupree, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Lifesaving Medal for his actions on February 26, 2019. Deputy Dupree responded to a call involving an adult male having a significant cardiac event and he was no…

Sexual Predator Address Change

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:  Robert F. Snyder Address: 454 NE Colvin Ave Lake City FL 32055 DOB: 06/09/1968 Hair Color: Brown      Eyes: Hazel The above subject was convicted of: 01/06/1995 for Sex Batt/ Adult/Victim…

Sexual Predator Address Update

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:  Darren G. Alexander Address: 6037 W US Highway 90 Lake City, FL 32055 DOB: 04/15/1965 Hair Color: Black        Eyes: Brown The above subject was convicted of: 01/19/2005 for SEX BATT/COERCE…

Third Arrest Made In McGee Murder

Shortly after midnight, Monday April 15, the third suspect in the murder of Steven McGee was taken into custody outside a Lake City Motel where he was staying. After obtaining information from the U.S. Marshals, CCSO detectives responded to the Super 8 Motel off SR 47.  After a short time, the suspect, Cody James Bartosek,…

Arrests Made In McGee Murder

Arrests Made In McGee Murder In the early morning hours of Friday, April 12, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested two in the murder of Steven McGee, who was found Monday morning deceased along Old Spanish Road in the Fort White area. Arrested were Dashan Ricardo Lewis, 42 and Danielle Katherine Cianelli, 22 both of…