Deputies Respond to Vehicle Fire

On Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at approximately 4:00 pm, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and the Columbia County Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 351 S.W. Satellite Ln, Lake City, FL. Upon arrival, a Ford mini van was found to be fully engulfed in flames. The vehicle was located in the yard of…

Two Arrested on Narcotics Charges

On June 5, 2012 Detectives from the Columbia County Multi Jurisdictional Task Force served a search warrant at 168 SE Faye Ln. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team assisted the Task Force in the execution of the search warrant. Upon entry to the home, suspect Christopher Harper resisted when contact was made by SWAT…

New Deputies Join CCSO

On Wednesday, June 6, 2012, Mr. Eric Wilson and Mr. Kevin Bailey officially joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony attended by family, friends and co-workers, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore-in Mr. Wilson and Mr. Bailey as Deputy Sheriffs. Deputies Wilson and Bailey will be assigned to the Patrol Division of the Columbia County…

Sheriff Hunter Awards Medal of Commendation

On Tuesday, May 29, 2012, Sheriff Mark Hunter presented Corporal Jason Langston with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Medal of Commendation. Corporal Langston was recognized for actions he took following a medical incident at the Columbia County Detention Facility. On May 20, 2012, Corporal Langston discovered that an inmate in a holding cell had a…

Promotions at CCSO

On Friday, May 25, 2012, a promotions ceremony was held at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. The ceremony, attended by friends, family and coworkers, saw the promotion of Cpl. Todd Lussier and Detective Jimmy Watson. Corporal Todd Lussier was promoted to the rank of Sergeant by Sheriff Mark Hunter. Sergeant Lussier will be assigned to…