Local Doctor Arrested

On Thursday, February 11, 2010, a Lake City doctor was arrested on narcotics charges. Deputies arrested Dr. Joseph M. Hernandez, M.D., P.A. at 5:00 p.m. today after an arrest warrant had been issued. Dr. Hernandez was arrested at his medical practice, 826 S.W. Main Blvd, Lake City, FL (Medical Clinic of North Florida) without incident. [...]

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Parents Arrested for Child Neglect

On January 6, 2010, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested two Columbia County parents for child neglect and false imprisonment. Deputy Sheriff Will Porter responded to 801 S.W. Alfalfa Avenue, Lake City, FL, to assist the Florida Department of Children and Families with an investigation that they were conducting. Deputy Porter was shown a bedroom [...]

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Man Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Arson

Detectives with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office have charged a Columbia County resident with conspiracy to commit arson. On December 30, 2009, a concerned citizen contacted the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office advising Deputies that she was asked by Gerald Allan Wisener to assist him in setting fire to a home. The witness currently rents the [...]

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Deputies Discover Meth Lab in Home

Columbia County Sheriffs Office Deputies discovered a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory in a southern Columbia County home. On December 30, 2009, at approximately 5:30 pm, Deputy Slade McCardle was called to 459 S.W. Jennifer Ct. to investigate a trespassing complaint. During the investigation, Deputy McCardle learned from a witness that there was possible material inside the [...]

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DNA Leads to Arrest

Two Miami-Dade county men are facing charges in Columbia County for a burglary that occurred on October 8, 2009. Nextran Corporation, 328 S.W. Ring Ct, Lake City, FL, was burglarized over the weekend of October 8, 2009. The suspects stole 36 sets of rims and tires from semi-trucks parked at the business. The rims and [...]

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