Promotion

On Friday, August 6, 2010, Corporal Keith Jackson of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office was promoted to Sergeant. Sergeant Jackson has been employed with CCSO for over 15 years. Sergeant Jackson has been a K-9 handler for over 9 years and will continue in that role. Sergeant Jackson will be a supervisor in the Patrol…

Home Invasion Suspect Caught

On Wednesday, August 4, 2010, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office arrested a suspect in a home invasion robbery/shooting that occurred on August 2, 2010. Detective Todd Lussier was able to obtain an arrest warrant for Willie C. Ford, Jr. Detective Lussier worked closely with the U.S. Marshals Service and the Florida Dept of Law Enforcement…

PRESS RELEASE CORRECTION

THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS CORRECTING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN A PRESS RELEASE ISSUED CONCERNING THE MURDER/SUICIDE THAT OCCURED ON 8/1/10. IT WAS PREVIOUSLY REPORTED THAT WILLIAM WOOD AND JODI WOOD WERE A SEPARATED, MARRIED COUPLE. THE CORRECT INFORMATION IS THAT THE WOOD’S WERE LEGALLY DIVORCED IN 2009. THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE APOLOGIZES FOR…

Murder/Suicide Update

On Sunday, August 2, 2010, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies initiated a homicide investigation. At approximately 8:40 p.m,, Deputies arrived at 2204 S.W. Jim Witt Rd, Lake City, FL, in response to a 911 call. Deputy Brian Rix was the first Deputy on scene and learned that the suspect had entered the home and shot…

Homicide Investigation

On Sunday, August 1, 2010, the Columbia County Sheriff’s responded to a residence off S.W. Jim Witt Rd. A 911 call at approximately 8:40 p.m., led Deputies to the discovery of two deceased adults in the home. Columbia County Sheriff’s Detectives and Crime Scene technicians spent several hours at the home processing the scene. The…