Two Arrested for Burglary

On April 4, 2011, two people were arrested for burglarizing the Columbia County School Board Maintenance Facility. At approximately 9:20 p.m., concerned and observant citizens saw a suspicious vehicle parked near the school bus maintenance facility at 218 NW C.R. 25A. The citizens contacted the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. While CCSO Deputies were enroute, the…

Tips For Cops

On Saturday, March 19, 2011, members of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office participated in “Tips For Cops” to benefit the Special Olympics. CCSO employees partnered with Applebee’s of Lake City to raise money for a great organization. The four hour event raised $1,100.00 and additional donations are still coming in. Sheriff Mark Hunter acted as…

Robbery Suspect Being Sought

On 02/20/2011 a Robbery occurred in a residential area near the east intersection of Baya Drive and U.S. 90. An elderly female was exiting her vehicle at her home when a stranger approached her. He spoke with her briefly then pulled her purse forcibly from her and fled the area. The man was described as…