FINS-and-PINS Check Presentation to FSYR

On Friday, August 18, 2023, Sheriff Hunter presented a check to Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches (FSYR) president, Bill Frye. The check was for funds raised from the 12th Annual Fins-and-Pins event which was held back in April. This year’s event raised over $34,000 for the FSYR. Since the event started, it has raised over $355,000…

Sheriff Awards Commendation to 7 Employees

On Wednesday, August 16, 2023, Sheriff Hunter held an awards ceremony for seven employees. Members of the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force were presented with the “Sheriff’s Commendation” for their work in a drug overdose death investigation. The investigation began in August of 2020 when deputies responded to a death. It was suspected that the death…

New Employees Sworn In

Deputy Brandon Mayes with Sheriff Hunter On Wednesday, August 9, 2023, Sheriff Hunter held a swearing in ceremony for two new employees. The ceremony was attended by family, friends, and agency personnel. Sabrie Stamper Newman was sworn in as a warrants clerk and will be assigned to the Columbia County Detention Facility. Brandon Mayes was…

Joint Effort Results In Drug Bust

On August 7, 2023, CCSO deputies and detectives assisted Probation and Parole with an investigation at 994 NW Georgia Avenue in Lake City. During the investigation, probable cause was obtained for a search warrant. Members of the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force executed the search warrant and seized the following items:  241 grams of Marijuana…