On Wednesday, January 27 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted Corporal Murray Smith to the rank of Sergeant.
On January 12, Detectives arrested Steven Craycraft, 25 for the burglary he committed last week where he was shot by the homeowner.
On January 8, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested Dwight Tyre III, 23 on an arrest warrant for Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child.
On the night of January 7, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were called to 123 August Road in unincorporated Columbia County where a homeowner shot an intruder.
On January 6, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office was notified shortly after 4 pm that the infant had died.