Sheriff Accepts Award for CCSO Safety

On Tuesday, May 20, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Mark Hunter received an award for the fiscal year 2012- 2013 for its advances in “Fleet Safety and Loss Control.” Sheriff Hunter accepted the award from Dick Hunt of the Florida Sheriffs Risk Management Fund for the agency’s continued improvement in the area of vehicle…

New Member Joins CCSO

On Monday, May 19, in a ceremony attended by Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in a new member. Adam Taylor was sworn in as a detention deputy and will be assigned to Detention Division.

New Member Joins CCSO

On Friday, May 16 in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in a new member. Olivia Roberts was sworn in as Deputy Sheriff and assigned to the Patrol Division.

***UPDATE*** ARREST MADE-Deputies Investigate Theft of Meds at School

***Updated*** School Nurse Investigated On Friday, May 9, the Columbia County Sheriff Office initiated an investigation into the theft of prescription medication from the nurse’s station at Pinemount Elementary School in Lake City. The investigation, conducted by the school resource deputies is active and on-going as potential victims are being identified and others associated with…

***UPDATE- ROBERTS CAPTURED!!!***Escapee On The Run

On Wednesday, May 7, an inmate from the Columbia County Detention Facility has escaped and currently remains at large. The preliminary investigation has revealed that around 4 am, an inmate told detention deputies inmate Steve A. Roberts had escaped during the night. Although the investigation is on-going, it is believed that Roberts left sometime after…