Two arrested on charges of threatening a witness in the Hubert Homicide

On Friday night, September 27, 2019, at approximately 8:30pm, Hendry County Detectives along with Palm Beach County Deputies located and arrested 29 year old Jamson Richemond of Belle Glade in Palm Beach County. 

Jamson Richemond

Friday afternoon, Hendry Detectives obtained two arrest warrants one on Richemond and another for 34 year old Eddie Leon Redd, Jr. on charges of Tampering or Threatening a Witness in a Murder Investigation related to the Jamal Hubert homicide that occurred earlier this year. Jamal Hubert’s body was found in a shallow canal in Palm Beach County on June 4, 2019, he was 30 years old.

After receiving the signed warrant, Detectives traveled to Belle Glade, in Palm Beach County where they met with Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit.  Richemond was seen entering a vehicle in the area of Ave E and 5th Street, in Belle Glade.  PBSO Street Crimes Unit then conducted a traffic stop on Ave E and Richemond was taken into custody without incident.

Eddie Leon Redd, Jr

At approximately 10:15pm, the same HCSO Detectives returned to Henry County and served 34 year old Eddie Leon Redd, Jr. with an arrest warrant for Tampering or Threatening a Witness in a Murder Investigation also related to the Hubert murder. 

Richemond was transported to the Palm Beach County Jail, Belle Glade Detention Center, where he is currently being held on No Bond.

Redd is currently being held in the Hendry County Jail on Palm Beach County Probation Violation.  The Violation Probation charges directly stem from a Hendry County Search Warrant that was executed on his home, 757 Alabama Ave., Clewiston in which firearms, drugs were found.

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