Friday, February 21, 2014

Deputy Anthony Lamont Thomas Arrested In Bexar County


Murder charges were filed against Sheriffs Deputy Anthony Lamont Thomas on Thursday after a San Antonio, Texas grand jury indicted him. Deputy Thomas is accused of shooting a man, on August 31 2013, he had a dispute with after a minor traffic accident. The victim, Mathew Jackson, was inside his car when Thomas allegedly pulled his gun and shot him. According to police, Thomas was in his uniform when the shooting occurred. However, he was not on-duty at the time. Deputy Thomas has been on administrative duty with the Bexar County Sheriffs Office since the shooting. Now that he has been indicted on a murder charge, the department has changed his employment status to administrative leave pending action to terminate his employment. Mathew Jackson was 29-years-old at the time of his death. If you would like to read more about this story, please click the photo above.

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