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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Man arrested for school burglary

On Monday, January 24, 2011, a Columbia County man was arrested for burglarizing Richardson Middle School. Richardson Middle School was burglarized at approximately 2:00 a.m. on Saturday January 22, 2011. The suspect entered several classrooms and offices at the school. The suspect stole a small sum of U.S. Currency and fled the school. Deputy James [...]

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Man Arrested for Burglary

On Monday, January 4, 2010, a Columbia County man was arrested for burglarizing a home. At approximately 1:00 a.m., the suspect knocked on the door of the victim’s residence. The suspect requested to speak with a female that lived at the home. The victim told the suspect that she was sleeping and then closed the [...]

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