Sheriff Hunter Presents FSA Award

On Tuesday, June 12, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter recognized a local gentleman for his tremendous support to the Florida Sheriffs Association. In a ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office, Mr. Sidney Strickland Jr. of Lake City was presented with the Distinguished Service Award by Sheriff Hunter. He was recognized for 40 years of contributing to…

Sheriff Hunter Recognizes Three for Awards

On Wednesday, May 16 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter awarded three Deputies the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Lifesaving Medal. Deputy Eric Wright was awarded the Lifesaving Medal for his actions on February 25, 2018 when he gave first aid to a severely injured 5 year old.…

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

A traffic stop by a Columbia County Deputy Sheriff has led to a large amount of illegal drugs being taken off the streets. On Tuesday, May 15, a Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a car travelling on I75 near mile marker 429 for speeding and driving too fast for conditions while taking part in…

Subject of Manhunt Turns Himself In

At 10 am Wednesday, May 9, a shooting suspect turned himself in to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives at the Sheriff’s Operation Center , 4917 U.S. Highway 90 E in Lake City.   The shooting investigation began Tuesday night when a 911 caller reported a disturbance with shots fired at a home on SE Robinhood…

Mary Robertson Missing For 3 Years

Mary Rhodes Robertson went missing from her home near the area of SW Parker Lane and SW Barwick Terrace on May 6th, 2015.  She was last seen by her husband at their home at approximately 10:00am, an hour later she was gone.  After looking for Mary himself, along with the help of neighbors, the husband…