Detectives Shut Down Home “Drug Store”

On Monday night, detectives from the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force served a search warrant at a residence, 233 SW Riddle Lane. The warrant was a result of an undercover investigation into narcotics being sold out of this home.

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT deputies assisted by securing the home for the detectives. The search uncovered a large amount of cash and an illegal prescription pill stash.

One arrest was made on scene with others pending as the investigation continues.
Arrested was Caleb Maurice Gaskin, 28 on charges of three counts of sale of a controlled substance, possession with the intent to sell or deliver a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The Drug Task force is comprised of law enforcement personnel from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Lake City Police Department, Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

Gaskins booking photo

Gaskins booking photo