Emotionally Disturbed Man Shoots Gun In Home

At 3:40 pm Tuesday, July 1 the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2618 SE Country Club Road due to a 911 call reporting a suicidal subject in the home with a gun. While deputies were responding, the caller told the dispatcher that Robert Larson, 49 armed himself with a pistol during an argument and…

Sheriff Hunter Promotes CCSO Members

On Friday, June 20 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter promoted three members. Corporals Rick Damon, Matt Grinstead and Jennifer Wolf were promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Damon will be assigned to the Administrative Division as the Community Services Sergeant. Sergeants Grinstead and Wolf will…

New Member Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, June 18 in a ceremony attended by Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in a new member. Mr. James Stuhr was sworn in as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Reserve Program was formed for the purpose of augmenting and supporting the Sheriff’s Office operational and administrative efforts. This force…

Bitter Sweet Day At CCSO

On Friday, June 13, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office held a luncheon in honor of three valued members of the CCSO family who are leaving the agency. Sheriff Mark Hunter took the opportunity to thank them for their service to the Sheriff’s Office and Columbia County by presenting them with plaques for their exceptional service. Ms.…