Sheriff Hunter Presents Sheriffs Youth Ranch Award

On Thursday, March 9, Sheriff Mark Hunter recognized a local couple for their outstanding support to the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches. In a ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Eunice were presented with the Crystal Star Award from the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches by Sheriff Hunter, accompanied by Bill Frye, President of…

Trucker Arrested Following Pursuit

In the early morning hours of Saturday, February 25, a truck driver was arrested after he made threats and then led Deputies on a chase.   Around midnight, the Columbia County Combined Communication Center received a 911 call from a subject making threats against President Trump. The subject later identified as Ausarmaat Rahotep, 37 of…

“Cupid’s Arrow” Nets 12 Child Predators

Detectives and Agents with the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) arrested 12 child predators from Tallahassee to Lake City as part of a weeklong investigation known as Operation Cupid’s Arrow. Operation Cupid’s Arrow was a joint law enforcement operation involving local, state and federal law enforcement agencies including members of the…