Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

A traffic stop by a Columbia County Deputy Sheriff has led to a large amount of illegal drugs being taken off the streets. On Tuesday, May 15, a Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a car travelling on I75 near mile marker 429 for speeding and driving too fast for conditions while taking part in…

Subject of Manhunt Turns Himself In

At 10 am Wednesday, May 9, a shooting suspect turned himself in to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives at the Sheriff’s Operation Center , 4917 U.S. Highway 90 E in Lake City.   The shooting investigation began Tuesday night when a 911 caller reported a disturbance with shots fired at a home on SE Robinhood…

Mary Robertson Missing For 3 Years

Mary Rhodes Robertson went missing from her home near the area of SW Parker Lane and SW Barwick Terrace on May 6th, 2015.  She was last seen by her husband at their home at approximately 10:00am, an hour later she was gone.  After looking for Mary himself, along with the help of neighbors, the husband…

Columbia Sheriff Launches Teen Driver Challenge

On Saturday, April 21, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office will launch the Florida Sheriffs Association sponsored teen driver challenge in our county. The teen driver challenge was created in 2007 to address the many challenges teen drivers face and this successful program is used across the state to help teens become better drivers. The program…