Deputies Arrest White Springs Fugitive

On Thursday, June 8, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested a dangerous fugitive that two days earlier shot at a bail bondsman in White Springs, Florida.   A CCSO warrants Deputy received information that Damon Crosby, 39 was seen in an apartment at the Cedar Park Apartments in Lake City. Deputies and Detectives cordoned off…

Sheriff Hunter Promotes Clay

On Friday, June 2 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Detective Darrel Clay to the rank of Corporal. Corporal Clay has been with CCSO since 2006 and will be transferred from the Criminal Investigation Division to the Patrol Division where he will be a shift supervisor.…

Public Notice of Sexual Predator Address

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:  Roy E. Welch Address: 284 SW Lowery Terr Lake City, FL 32028 DOB: 3/16/1955 Hair Color: Bald Eyes: Blue   The above subject was…

Detectives Arrest Arsonist

On Thursday, May 25, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested a Lake City woman for arson and attempted murder following a three month investigation.   The investigation began in the early morning hours of February 16, when Deputies were called to the 400 block of Thompkins Loop in unincorporated Columbia County. It was reported that…

Detectives Arrest Murder Suspect

In the late evening hours of May 20, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested a local woman for murder as they continue to piece together the events that took place earlier.   The investigation began around 6:30 pm, Saturday, when the Columbia County Combined Communication Center received a 911 call from a female stating she had shot…