Criminal Investigations Division

Sam St. John, Sheriff
Suwannee County, Florida
200 Ohio Avenue South
Live Oak, Florida 32064
Phone: (386) 362-2222

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Criminal Investigations Division

The Criminal Investigations Division is commanded by Sergeant Wayne Kelly.

The Criminal Investigations Division consists of Person and Property Crime Investigators and the Suwannee County Drug Task Force.

The Person and Property Investigators continue the investigations that were initiated by the Patrol Division Deputies regarding thefts, burglaries, robberies, sexual batteries, crimes against children and other felonies.  

The Suwannee County Drug Task Force consist of members of the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office and a member of the Live Oak Police Department.  These Deputies are responsible for identifying and arresting people who are involved in the manufacture, sale and delivery of illegal drugs within Suwannee County.  The Suwannee County Drug Task Force works cooperatively with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Drug Enforcement Administration and the Drug Task Forces in the surrounding counties.