Man Arrested for Internet Child Porn

On Friday, April 11, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence, 1647 SW Camellia Lane in Lake City. The warrant was a result of a three month long investigation into internet child pornography. The investigation, which began in February, was initiated after a cyber-tip was received from the National Center…

Investigation Leads to Seizure of Drugs and Cash

On Friday, detectives from the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force seized narcotics, cash, and a vehicle as a result of an ongoing investigation. The investigation began on April 1, when an anonymous tip was received on the drug tip hotline. Task Force Detectives, acting on the tip information, conducted an investigation and developed probable cause for…

Deputies Awarded Medal of Distinction

On Thursday evening at the Board of County Commissioners meeting Sheriff Mark Hunter awarded Lt. Katina Dicks and Deputy Brian Lucas the Medal of Distinction. The medals were awarded for their actions on March 7 when they responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive infant, 2 month old Maleigh Robertson. When the deputies arrived…