Two New Members Join CCSO

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Sheriff Mark Hunter welcomed two new members to the Sheriff’s Office family. In a ceremony attended by family, friends and coworkers, Mr. Aaron Mckenzie and Joshua Satterwhite were officially sworn in as a Deputy. Deputy Mckenzie and Satterwhite will be assigned to the Patrol Division as a Deputy Sheriffs. We…

Man Pronounced Dead after Stabbing

On Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 12:11a.m., Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a fight in progress at 767 NW Amanda Street, Lot # 4. Upon arrival Deputies found Deeante Gibson lying on the ground unresponsive with several stab wounds to the upper torso. Columbia County EMS responded to the scene and transported Deeante…

Fort White Convenience Store Robbed

On Friday, October 11, 2013, The Chevron gas station at 7692 SW Highway 27 in Fort White was robbed at gunpoint. The unknown suspect stole approximately $3,500, before fleeing the store on foot. No injuries occurred during the robbery. The suspect is a white male approximately 6’1” to 6’2”, with a medium build. The suspect…

Lake City Country Club Burglar Arrested

On Monday, October 7, 2013, a woman was arrested for a burglary after Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives found stolen property in her yard and home. Detectives developed information that Brandy Colwell was a suspect in several recent burglaries that occurred in the Lake City Country Club. Upon arrival at Colwell’s residence, stolen property was…

Theft Suspect Sought for Arrest

On October 2, 2013, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the “Step In Food Mart”, 4039 W US Highway 90, Lake City in reference to a retail theft and criminal mischief case that had occurred inside the attached laundry mat. Upon arrival deputies observed that three commercial washing machines were damaged and that the…