On October 2, 2013, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the “Step In Food Mart”, 4039 W US Highway 90, Lake City in reference to a retail theft and criminal mischief case that had occurred inside the attached laundry mat. Upon arrival deputies observed that three commercial washing machines were damaged and that the majority of quarters had been stolen. Also an arcade game and pinball machine had been broken into as well.
The criminal mischief and theft occurred on October 2nd at approximately 12 noon. The suspect is a white male approximately 45-50 years of age, last seen wearing a teal Florida State University shirt and a white Florida State hat. Any information or identification on this suspect is asked to call CCSO Detective Division at (386) 758-1095 or Crime Stoppers of Columbia County at (386) 754-7099.