Carjacking Ends With Suspect in Custody

On Tuesday, October 31, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested a 13 year old juvenile on multiple charges including carjacking and abduction following a frantic 911 call from the victim.   At 4:05 pm, the Columbia County Combined Communication Center received a 911 call from a female stating a subject had stolen her car at…

Local Couple Receives 50 Year Plaque

On Thursday, October 26, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter recognized a local couple for their tremendous support to the Florida Sheriffs Association. In a ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office, George and Carol Richardson of Wellborn were presented with the Distinguished Service Award by Sheriff Hunter. They were recognized for their 50 years of contributing to…

Sexual Predator Address Notification

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:  Heather Lea Burroughs Address: 175 SW Sundown Way, Lake City, FL 32024 DOB: 4/15/1983 Hair Color: Brown Eyes: Brown   The above subject was…

Senator Rob Bradley Given Friend of the Sheriff Award

On Thursday, October 5, Sheriffs from Florida’s district 5 gathered as Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter, the current vice president of the Florida Sheriffs Association awarded Florida Senator Rob Bradley the “Friend of the Sheriff” award.   In the ceremony at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Operation Center, Senator Bradley was praised for supporting drug control…