Detectives Investigate Shooting Death

On Wednesday, December 26, Columbia County Sheriff Office Detectives began an investigation into the shooting death of a juvenile.   At about 7 pm, Deputies responded to the 200 block of SE Anastasia Street in unincorporated Columbia County due to a report of a person shot. When Deputies arrived they learned the subject that had…

Detectives Investigation Homicide

On Tuesday, December 4, Columbia County Sheriff Office Detectives began a homicide investigation into the death of a female who had been discovered in a local motel room. Deputies had been sent to the Sands Motel at 1600 E Duval Street in unincorporated Lake City to do a welfare check on a female staying in…

Sexual Predator Address Change

Sexual Predator Address Change In accordance with Florida Statute 775.21, this is a mandatory notification of the changing of address of a registered sexual predator in Columbia County. Name: Eugene Edward Merritt Address: 3690 SW Ichetucknee Ave, Lake City, FL DOB: 09/19/1969 Hair Color: Brown Eyes: Hazel The above subject was convicted of: 11/18/2008 for…