On Tuesday, October 20, a DOC K9 team from Baker Correctional Institution located a missing 96 year old Fort White man during a search effort initiated by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.
On Friday, October 9 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted SSgt. Robert Dees to the rank of Lieutenant and Lt. Katina Dicks to Captain.
On Wednesday, October 7, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in two new CCSO members. Ms. Martha Adams was sworn in as a School Crossing Guard and Mr. Kevin Cox was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff.
On Wednesday, September 30, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a Lake City man on multiple charges following a vehicle pursuit. CCSO deputies were in the area of the Super 8 motel on SR 47 when they saw Christopher Jones, 43 whom they knew had a felony warrant for his arrest.
On Wednesday, September 23, personnel from the Columbia County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force uncovered a major marijuana grow operation at 1357 SW Wilson Springs Rd.