Richmond County deputy arrested for domestic violence

Update on Richmond County deputy arrested for domestic violence

COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - A Richmond County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been arrested for domestic violence.

According to the sheriff’s office, Deputy Jason McCalll was arrested at his home in Columbia County after an incident that happned around 2:30 in the morning.

A warrant issued for his arrest states that McCall is being charged with cruelty to children in the third degree since he was the aggressor and knew his daughter was home and saw and heard the attacks. He is also accused of battery for injuries that left the victim with visible bruising and marking. And McCall is charged with aggravated assault that may have resulted in strangulation.

Deputy McCall is part of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office’s Field Operations Division and has been with the sheriff’s office for 6 years. The sheriff’s office is placing him on administrative leave, pending an Internal Affairs investigation.

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