Task Force Shuts Down Illegal Pill Sales

The Columbia County Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force served a search warrant Monday afternoon after a 5 month undercover investigation. Task Force agents served the warrant at292 Sherrod Ct,Lake City,FLat approximately 3:00 p.m.  The Task Force began an investigation into a group that was allegedly selling prescription narcotics out of the home on Sherrod Ct. Agents determined [...]

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Car Burglary Ring Busted

On August 5, 2009, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at 252 S.W. Susan Cirlce, Lot 5, Lake City, FL. A search warrant was obtained after an investigation into recent vehicle burglaries led to the residence. Detectives with CCSO, LCPD and FDLE began a joint investigation approximately three weeks ago. Approximately 33 [...]

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Armed Robbery at Liquor Store

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Columbia County juveniles for armed robbery, kidnapping and grand theft on July 21, 2009. The City Discount Liquor Store, 327 S.W. C.R 242, Lake City, FL, was robbed on July 20, 2009 at approximately 9:50 p.m. Two male subjects entered the liquor store, one brandishing a handgun. The [...]

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Local Pastor Arrested

Samuel Darin Taylor, 7/8/1948, was arrested by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and charged with stealing funds from a local church located at 1571 East Duval, Lake City, FL. Detective Walter Douglas began an investigation into the misuse of church funds in June of 2009 when the church board and bookkeeper noticed discrepancies in the [...]

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Woman Charged with Counterfeiting

On July 8, 2009, Detectives with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at the home of Rhonda Renee Duhart, 5/31/1977, in reference to a counterfeiting investigation. This investigation began with the Bradford County Sheriff’s Office. Their investigation into a counterfeit $100 bill led to Columbia County where CCSO became involved in the [...]

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