On Tuesday, April 15, detectives from the Columbia County Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force seized narcotics, cash, and a vehicle as a result of a narcotics investigation.
The five month investigation revealed that narcotics were being sold out of a residence, 6525 N U.S. Hwy 441. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team secured the home and the search warrant was executed. Detectives seized more than 5 grams of powder cocaine, 7 grams of crack cocaine, and undisclosed amount of cash. Also seized was a vehicle used in the commission of the narcotics violations.
One arrest was made on scene with others pending as the investigation continues. Arrested was Kendrick Jerry, 38 on charges of possession of cocaine and possession of drug equipment with a total bond of $26,000.
The Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task force is comprised of law enforcement personnel from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Lake City Police Department, Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).