New Member Joins CCSO

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, April Hernandez joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office as a Detention Officer. In a ceremony attended by her new coworkers, Mrs. Hernandez was officially sworn in as a Detention Officer by Sheriff Mark Hunter. We would like to welcome April to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office family and wish her…

Fatal Workplace Accident

On Monday, October 01, 2012, an industrial accident claimed the life of a worker at the Anderson Columbia plant located at 871 N.W. Guerdon St., Lake City, FL. At approximately 5:15 AM, an employee was checking a diesel fuel tank when an explosion occurred. The worker was fatally injured as a result of the explosion.…

Double Shooting Leaves One Man Dead and One Injured

On Thursday, September 28, 2012, a double shooting left one man dead and one in the hospital.                                                                                       Shortly after midnight, a concerned citizen notified 911 that there was an injured person lying outside of a residence located at 1338 East Washington St. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived and discovered a male subject deceased…