Multiple Arrests Made by Task Force

On Sunday, February 27, 2011, the Columbia County Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force concluded a lengthy undercover narcotics investigation. Task Force Detectives have been investigating the illegal sale of prescription medications and illicit drugs in Columbia County. MJTF Detectives have worked for many months on this lengthy and complex investigation that culminated in multiple arrests yesterday. Detectives [...]

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Man Charged with 3 Counts of Homicide

On Thursday, February 3, 2011, a Columbia County man was arrested for three counts of 1st degree murder. Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 1506 S.E. Baya Drive, Lake City, FL at approximately 12:00 a.m. Deputies discovered three adults, two women and one man, in the home that were deceased. Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians [...]

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Two Arrested for Meth Lab

On Wednesday, February 16, 2011, at approximately 11:35 p.m., Columbia County Sheriffs Deputies seized a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory at a residence in Columbia County. An anonymous tip from a concerned citizen led Deputies to the home located at 10015 S.W. CR 240, Lake City, FL. Deputies searched the residence after receiving consent from the homeowner. [...]

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Man arrested on drug charges

On Monday, February 14, 2011, the Columbia County Multi Jurisdictional Task Force executed a search warrant at 141 N.W Canine Ct, Lake City, FL. Task Force detectives seized approximately 15 grams of cocaine, in excess of 100 grams of marijuana and two handguns. Detectives arrested Keith A. Walker without incident. This arrest is another example [...]

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Sheriff Hunter reads to school children

On Friday, January 28, 2011, Columbia County Sheriff Mark Hunter participated in Celebrate Literacy Week Florida! Sheriff Hunter read a book to kindergarten students at Summers Elementary School. Sheriff Hunter spent time with the students and spoke to them about the importance of education and being good role models. Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! is a [...]

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