Military Ordnance Found

On Tuesday, October 12, 2010, a live piece of military ordnance was safely removed from a residence off N.W. Ash Rd. At approximately 3:45 p.m., Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to 925 N.W. Ash Rd in reference to a potentially live piece of military ordnance. Deputies were able to observe the device in the [...]

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Meth Lab Shut Down

On Tuesday, September 28, 2010, the Columbia County Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force seized an active clandestine methamphetamine laboratory following the execution of a search warrant. At approximately 5:45 p.m., detectives served the search warrant at 11199 S.W. County Road 240, Lake City, FL. Detectives found an active methamphetamine laboratory in the home. Task Force Detectives seized [...]

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National Take-Back Day

On Saturday, September 25, 2010, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, in a collaborative event with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will participate in National Take-Back Day. This event will provide an opportunity for local residents to surrender expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications. This one day event will bring national focus [...]

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Seminar Held at Sheriff’s Office

On Wednesday, September 15, 2010, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office hosted an information seminar at CCSO’s administrative complex. The seminar was focused on the businesses of secondary metals recyclers and salvage dealers. Detective Calvin Fenner of CCSO coordinated the seminar to bring together local businesses and law enforcement. This seminar was the first of it’s [...]

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Three Arrested for Cultivating Marijuana

On Monday, Columbia County Task Force agents arrested three Ft. White men for cultivating marijuana. Multi Jurisdictional Task Force detectives served a search warrant at 613 S.W. Faulkner Drive, Ft. White, FL. Detectives discovered over 40 live marijuana plants growing inside a mobile home on the property. Detectives found specialized lighting and irrigation systems used [...]

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