Man Arrested for Burglary

On Thursday, April 7, 2011, a man was arrested for burglarizing a local business. TAW/Lake City Service Center’s warehouse was burglarized during the overnight hours of April 6-7, 2011. The suspect (s) stole approximately 1200 pounds of copper wire from the business. Deputy Winston Warner was conducting a follow up investigation and discovered one of…

Two Arrested for Burglary

On April 4, 2011, two people were arrested for burglarizing the Columbia County School Board Maintenance Facility. At approximately 9:20 p.m., concerned and observant citizens saw a suspicious vehicle parked near the school bus maintenance facility at 218 NW C.R. 25A. The citizens contacted the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. While CCSO Deputies were enroute, the…

Ft White man arrested for sexual battery on a child

On Friday, March 18, 2011, a Columbia County man was arrested for allegedly performing lewd acts on a child. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to 5796 S.W. Ichetucknee Ave, Ft. White, FL at approximately 4:30 p.m. A resident at the home notified Deputies that she witnessed Timothy Bowie engaged in a lewd act…

Tips For Cops

On Saturday, March 19, 2011, members of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office participated in “Tips For Cops” to benefit the Special Olympics. CCSO employees partnered with Applebee’s of Lake City to raise money for a great organization. The four hour event raised $1,100.00 and additional donations are still coming in. Sheriff Mark Hunter acted as…

Man wanted on Capital Sexual Battery charges captured

A Lake City man wanted for Capital Sexual Battery upon a child was arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Detectives this afternoon. Detectives have been searching for Steve Wayne Mathis, 28, (585 SE ANDREWS LAKE CITY FL)since March 14, 2011. Evidence was found in Mathis’s home that led Detectives to receive an arrest warrant for…