One arrested on accessory and mishandling human remains charges.


The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office issued the following press release in reference to the arrest of Thomas Jefferson Bryant.

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 the members of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office assisted the United States Marshal’s Service Florida Caribbean Regional Fugitive Task Force in executing the apprehension of a fugitive wanted out of Tallahassee, FL for the charges Accessory After the Fact-1st Degree Felony and Mishandle Dead Human Remains pursuant to Florida Statutes. Thomas Jefferson Bryant, formerly of the Alford community, was located at a residence off of Magnolia Road near Iron Bridge Road where he was taken into custody without incident. Bryant’s involvement in the homicide is suspected to be posthumous, where he allegedly assisted in attempting to relocate and dismember the decedent in a malicious effort to dispose of the body. The investigation is on-going, any further details will be released by the Tallahassee Police Department.

 Sheriff Roberts and his staff are committed to providing safety to the public.

Sheriff Roberts would like to extend a special thanks to the United States Marshal’s Service for their collaborative efforts. Sheriff Roberts encourages anyone with any information about a known fugitive to contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at 850-482-9624 or Chipola Crime Stoppers at 850-526-5000 or toll free at 888-804-8494. Tips can also be submitted online at  

Arrested:  Thomas Jefferson Bryant 20 YOA Male Tallahassee, FL HOLD for TPD- Accessory After the Fact & Mishandle Dead Human Remains.


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