Media Release-Homicide

Detectives with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide. On Sunday November 14th shortly before 9:00 pm, deputies located the body of a 30 year old male on SW Harmony Lane near State Road 47. The body was located after the suspect reported the incident to law enforcement authorities in a neighboring county.…

New Employees Sworn In

(Pictured from left: Stellabotte, Sheriff Hunter, Johnson, Rogers)   On Wednesday November 3, 2021, five new employees were sworn in at the CCSO Operations Center. The ceremony was attended by family, friends, and CCSO employees. Michelle Russell was sworn in as a school crossing guard and Tracy Allbritton was sworn in as a receptionist for…

FINS-N-PINS Check Presentation

  On Thursday morning, Sheriff Hunter presented a check for over $58,000 to Maria Knapp with the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch. The check was for funds raised from our annual “Fins-N-Pins” fundraiser for the Youth Ranch. The event is held each April and consists of a bowl-a-thon, followed by a community fish fry and auction.…