Two Arrested at Meth Lab

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies discovered a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory. At approximately 9:00 pm, Deputies responded to 3708 NW Huntsboro St., Apt 101, Lake City, FL to investigate an anonymous complaint of alleged illegal drug activity. When deputies arrived at the residence, they immediately noticed a strong chemical odor emanating…

New Deputy Sheriff Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012, Mr. Daniel Lee officially became a member of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony held at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Mr. Lee was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff by Sheriff Mark Hunter. Deputy Sheriff Lee will be assigned to the Patrol  Division of the Sheriff’s Office.…

Beware of Holiday Scams

With online holiday shopping expected to grow 12.1% in the US this year, to $96 billion, and more people than ever using social media and mobile devices to connect, the cybercriminals have a lot of opportunities. Using multiple devices provides more ways to access valuable “digital assets,” such as personal information and files. 1) Social…

New Member Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, Mr. Daniel Sullivan officially joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. In a ceremony held at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in Mr. Sullivan as a Detention Officer. Mr. Sullivan will be assigned to the Columbia County Detention Facility. We would like to welcome Daniel Sullivan to…

Man Arrested after Standoff

On Monday, November 12, 2012, a Columbia County man was arrested after an early morning standoff. At approximately 2:30 am, Columbia County Sheriff Office deputies responded to 338 NE Menlo Gln in reference to a domestic disturbance. When deputies arrived at the home, the suspect was armed with a shotgun and threatened to shoot the…