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…

Search Warrants Yield Guns and Drugs

On Wednesday, detectives from the Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force served search warrants at residences, 411 NW Bascom Norris Dr. Apt. 104 and 843 NE Catawba St. in Lake City. The warrants were a result of a lengthy undercover investigation into narcotics violations. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office SWAT deputies assisted by securing the homes for the…