1:13 PM DEVELOPING Gadsden County Deputy Sheriff ShotRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Nov 16 2021 1:28 PM
GADSDEN COUNTY FL: 1:13 PM DEVELOPING NEWS A Gadsen County Sheriff Deputy has been shot. The Gadsden County Deputy Sheriff was shot on a traffic stop near Jamieson Road in Havena. The Deputy chased and stopped a stolen vehicle.
The Gadsen County Sheriff Deputy was taken to the hospital in Tallahassee Florida. Reports are the Deputy is in stable condition and taken to surgery.
Area law enforcement, to include Florida Highway Patrol have apprehended the suspect and taken the suspect into custody. Unfortunately the suspect surrendered without incident. But fortunately no one else was injured.
FDLE ( Florida Department of Law Enforcement ) will be in charge of the investigation.
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JUST A NOTE: William Albert " Sheriff WA " Woodham, born in Dothan Alabama, was Sheriff of Gadsen County Florida for 33 years. Sheriff Woodham died in 2005 and served as Sheriff up to five months before his death. The former Sheriff has a brother still in Dothan, which is Dothan businessman Felton Woodham.
So Dothan Alabama has ties to Gadsden County Florida because one of our own was the longtime Sheriff there.
GADSDEN COUNTY FLORIDA sits between Jackson County Florida and Tallahassee Florida.