Undercover Operation Nets 4 Arrests

Four Columbia County residents were arrested on Thursday afternoon following an undercover narcotics investigation conducted by the Columbia County Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force. Task Force detectives purchased 73 grams of Oxycodone during the undercover operation. The four suspects delivered the narcotics to undercover detectives and received money in return. The suspects were arrested without incident and [...]

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Dog Mauling Update

On Monday, September 19, 2011, a 13 year old child was mauled by a dog. The child received serious injuries that required surgery. It was originally reported to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office that the aggressive dog was unknown to the victim and could not be located. Deputy Scott Ceckanowicz continued his on Tuesday, September [...]

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Boy Mauled by Dog

On Monday, September 19, 2011, a 13 year old boy was mauled by a dog in the front yard of his home. The incident occurred at approximately 5:15 p.m. at a residence off N.W. Robson Ct. The victim was transported to Shands of Gainesville for treatment of injuries to his head, chest and arms. A [...]

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Three Charged with Burglaries

On Wednesday, August 31, 2011, three Columbia County residents were arrested on burglary related charges. The Lake City Police Department was actively investigating an armed robbery at the Bank of America on U.S. 90 West. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Slade McCardle was searching the area for the suspect’s vehicle. Deputy McCardle observed a vehicle, [...]

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Two Charged with A/C Thefts

Two men have been charged Grand Theft for stealing multiple residential air conditioner units. During the month of July, 2011, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office investigated several thefts of residential air conditioner units from homes in southern Columbia County. Deputy Brian Rix was able to develop two suspects during the course of the investigation. On [...]

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