On Tuesday, June 8, 2010, a High Springs resident was arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives and is charged with five home burglaries. Detective Joe Vargo and Todd Green had been investigating a string of residential burglaries on Coleman Lane in southern Columbia County. Detective Vargo and Green discovered that Joseph A. Fuller had [...]
On Tuesday, May 4, 2010, the Columbia County Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force served a search warrant at 141 N.E. Montrose Ave, Lake City, FL. Task Force detectives served the search warrant at approximately 4:50 p.m. Detectives were able to seize marijuana and crack cocaine. The drugs were packaged for sale. Detectives arrested the only occupant of [...]
On Thursday, May 6, 2010, citizens and government officials gathered at Olustee Park to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. Sheriff Mark Hunter said a prayer on behalf of all public safety personnel.
On Thursday, 4/22/2010, two South Florida men were arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputies for possession of narcotics. At approximately 8:40 p.m. , Lt. Pete Spurlock conducted a traffic stop on a 1994 Honda on Interstate 10 (westbound, mile marker 295). The driver of the vehicle was found to have multiple driver license suspensions and [...]
On Thursday, April 22, 2010, a Jasper, FL man was arrested by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office for possession of marijuana with intent to sell. At approximately 7:45 p.m., Sgt Timmy Morgan conducted a traffic stop on a Dodge truck on Interstate 75 (northbound, mile marker 435). Sgt Morgan could smell the odor of marijuana [...]
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