Sheriff Presents Distinguished Service Award

On Monday, April 21, Sheriff Mark Hunter presented the Distinguished Service Award to Mr. Zimmie Petty for 30 years of service and support to the Florida Sheriff’s Association. We would like to extend our most sincere appreciation to Mr. Petty for his unwavering support for our Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs these many years.    …

Fort White Burglars Arrested

On Thursday, April 17, detectives from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people suspected of a string of burglaries in Fort White and High Springs. The ongoing investigation began in mid-March when a residence on SW Boulder Glen in Fort White was burglarized. During the initial report, deputies noted that a suspicious vehicle had…

Man Arrested for Internet Child Porn

On Friday, April 11, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence, 1647 SW Camellia Lane in Lake City. The warrant was a result of a three month long investigation into internet child pornography. The investigation, which began in February, was initiated after a cyber-tip was received from the National Center…