Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Officer Jason Green Arrested for Domestic Violence

A City of Columbia police officer has been arrested and charged with criminal domestic violence.

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said deputies responded to an assault call at 2438 Willow Oak Drive around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

According to police, Jason Green, 32, and his wife were involved in a verbal altercation when Green grabbed her by throat and shoved her.

Sheriff Lott said officers discovered Green is a City of Columbia police officer while investigating.

Green was arrested and taken to Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

A judge granted Green a $5,242.50 personal recognizance bond Wednesday morning. He is not permitted to have contact with the victim directly or indirectly and he cannot go within 1000 feet of victim's home, work, school, or place of worship.

According to a Columbia Police Department spokesperson, Green has been suspended without pay.

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