Sheriff Hunter Swears In New Employee

On Wednesday April 14, 2021, Sheriff Hunter held a swear-in ceremony at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Operations Center. Adam Wetherington was sworn in as a deputy sheriff. The ceremony was attended by Sheriff’s Office employees and family. Please join us in welcoming Deputy Wetherington to our team!

Children Located Safe!

We are pleased to announce that the investigation into a child abduction has come to a safe conclusion. Investigation led to the safe recovery of Lucy and Jaxon Evans at a motel in Suwannee County, Florida. An AMBER Alert was issued on Wednesday evening after the children were abducted by their biological parents, David Evans…

Child Abduction

Detectives are actively investigating a parental abduction which occurred on Wednesday March 31, 2021 at approximately 5:15 pm. The suspects are Sydni Jones (23 year old W/F) and David Evans (24 year old W/M). The children have been identified as Jaxon Evans (4 year old W/M) and Lucy Evans (2 year old W/F). Both suspects…

Sheriff Hunter Swears In Detention Officer

On Wednesday March 31, 2021, Sheriff Hunter conducted a swear-in ceremony for a new employee. Clayton Pyle was sworn in as a Detention Officer. The ceremony was attended by family and CCSO employees. Pyle will be assigned to the Columbia County Detention Facility. Please join us in welcoming Clayton to our team!