Meth lab found in vehicle

On Monday, August 23, 2010, Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputies discovered a make-shift methamphetamine laboratory in a vehicle. Deputy Will Porter was dispatched to S.W. Clifford Drive to investigate a vehicle parked on the roadside after concerned citizens became suspicious. Deputy Porter found the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, asleep in the Dodge pickup [...]

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Exxon in Ellisville Robbed

On Sunday, August 22, 2010, a man robbed a convenience store in Ellisville. At approximately 11:50 p.m., a man entered the Exxon store at 13769 U.S. 441 South. The suspect was armed with a rifle and ordered the clerk to give him the money from the cash register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled [...]

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Man Stabs Good Samaritan

On Wednesday, August 11, 2010, a Lake City man was arrested for stabbing someone that came to his aid. At approximately 2:00 a.m., the victim and his friends were driving on U.S. Hwy 441 near Drew Rd. in northern Columbia County. The victim and his friends observed a vehicle in a roadside ditch and a [...]

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Two Arrested for Attempted Robbery

On Monday, August 9, 2010, two Lake City men were arrested for attempted armed robbery. At approximately 1:30 a.m., a man walked into the Exxon convenience store located at 3974 S.W. State Rd 47. The man told the clerk that he had a bomb and showed the clerk two red sticks that was in his [...]

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Promotion

On Friday, August 6, 2010, Corporal Keith Jackson of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office was promoted to Sergeant. Sergeant Jackson has been employed with CCSO for over 15 years. Sergeant Jackson has been a K-9 handler for over 9 years and will continue in that role. Sergeant Jackson will be a supervisor in the Patrol [...]

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