Deputies Honored

On Thursday, January 10, 2013, two Columbia Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies were honored for their actions in providing life saving care. Deputy Sheriff Scott Staley and Deputy Sheriff D.J. Clay were presented the Medal of Distinction by Sheriff Mark Hunter in a ceremony attended by family, friends and coworkers. The awards citation read: “For…

Citizen Recognized for Service

On Monday, January 7, 2013, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter recognized a local resident for his service to the Florida Sheriff’s Association. In a ceremony attended by employees of the Sheriff’s Office, Harrell B. McCrory, Jr. was presented with a Distinquished Service Award by Sheriff Hunter. Mr. McCrory was recoginized for 25 years of contributing…

Two Arrested for Burglary

”‹On January 3, 2013, several residential burglaries occurred on NW Taylor Magee Ln in northern Columbia County. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives worked diligently to solve these burglaries. Two suspects were identified as a result of this thorough and comprehensive investigation. Both suspects were located and taken into custody. Deputies located and arrested…

New Member Joins CCSO

On Friday, January 4, 2013, Mr. Kenneth Minter officially joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony attended by friends and co-workers, Mr. Minter was sworn in by Sheriff Mark Hunter. Mr. Minter is the new Property Manager for the Columbia Sheriff’s Office. We would like to welcome Kenneth Minter to the Columbia County…

Two Arrested for Robbery

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests in a robbery that occurred on December 23, 2012. On that date, it was reported that an unknown male suspect cut off power to the Internet Café, 2240 U.S. 90 West, broke into the office and stole an undetermined amount of money. During the robbery to…