Columbia Police have suspect in custody after incident at area hotel

According to CPD, officers were at the Candlewood Suites on Atlas Rd. negotiating with a man wanted for crimes in Columbia and Richland County. He is now in custody.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Police Department has a man in custody after negotiating with him at a Columbia hotel. 

According to CPD, 26-year-old Isaac Watson surrendered and is in custody Saturday afternoon.

There will be an update on charges after he speaks with investigators. 

According to a tweet from CPD, officers were at the Candlewood Suites on Atlas Rd. negotiating with a man wanted for crimes in Columbia and Richland County. 

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The man was refusing to surrender, according to CPD. The man is now in custody after he was placed in handcuffs and placed into a police vehicle. 

According to Deputy Chief Melron Kelly, the family of the suspect were involved in getting him out and are asking for prayers. 

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This is a developing story, there is limited information available at this time. 

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