Burglary suspected arrested

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…

Search Warrant Leads to Arrest

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…

National Day of Prayer

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. [lightbox href=”http://www.columbiasheriff.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/prayer.jpg”] [image src=”http://www.columbiasheriff.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/prayer.jpg” height=150 width=150] [/lightbox]

Deputies Seize Marijuana

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…

Interstate Marijuana Seizure

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…