For The Second Time In Two Weeks, Molino Man Arrested For Drug Trafficking, Weapons Offenses

April 5, 2021

For the second time in less than two weeks, an eight-time convicted felon from Molino has been arrested on a long list of weapons and narcotics charges.

Damion Tobias Bryant, 39, was free on a nearly quarter million dollar bond from a March 19 arrest when Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies stopped a Ford F-150 he was driving near Yonge and “T” streets.

A K-9 searched the truck and located 1.3 grams of MDMA, 31 grams of Heroin, one gram of marijuana, 98.5 grams of Fentanyl, glass smoking pipes, a loaded Ak-47 with a round in the chamber and more than $1,300 in cash, according to the ECSO.

Bryant was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, trafficking in heroin, trafficking in fentanyl, carrying a concealed firearm, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

He was released from the Escambia County Jail on a $242,000 bond.

On March 19, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel in the 3900 block of Barrancas Avenue. Two people, Damion Tobias Bryant of Molino 32-year old Kiersten Marie Heusohn of Pensacola, were inside the room at the time, an arrest report states.

According to investigators, Bryant possessed approximately 267.8 grams of methamphetamine, 37.37 grams of a heroin and fentanyl mixture, 12.1 grams of synthetic marijuana, 22 grams of marijuana, 265 whole and 37 partial Alprazolam pills and two oxycodone pills.

In addition, deputies reported finding $1,475 in cash in the room and a .45 caliber pistol in a pool.

Bryant was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, trafficking in heroin, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, destruction of evidence, and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. He was released from the Escambia County Jail on a $240,000 bond.

Heusohn was charged with conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine, conspiracy to traffic heroin and destruction of evidence. She was released from jail on a $102,500 bond.


38 Responses to “For The Second Time In Two Weeks, Molino Man Arrested For Drug Trafficking, Weapons Offenses”

  1. John smith on May 19th, 2021 8:42 pm

    Wow I can’t believe I just saw pray for him because he is just lost are you serious I hope not? But idk this question but how many people have you lost that you loved because of people like this that give other people there last of everything including his or her last breath. Explain that to the victims mom and dad. Becouse instead of maybe selling a party drug to a college kid or person he lies and you die because money is more important to him so he sells and probably lies about what it really is. But let’s pray

  2. A Alex on April 7th, 2021 11:44 am

    Guess who
    Guess that assault weapon really makes him a sercurity gaurd at the new jail house

  3. No one on April 7th, 2021 7:43 am

    Anyone else missing the old 10, 20, life law that Florida used to prosecute?

  4. Josh Jones on April 6th, 2021 10:49 am

    This guy’s drug arrests started in 2001. That’s TWENTY YEARS ago. His 1st drug arrest in Escambia County was for marijuana possession. He was found guilty.

    Since then he’s been arrested many dozens of times. When is enough?

  5. cj on April 6th, 2021 9:09 am

    Everyone is talking about the Judge. The judges have strict laws and guidelines to follow. No, I don’t want these people to be getting out. The judges probably don’t want them to be getting out either. The lawmakers need to make tougher guidelines.

  6. SueB on April 6th, 2021 6:29 am

    It’s our law system . . . all for the criminal. No tough Judges. System giving him a second chance, a third chance, a fourth chance until he murders someone.

  7. john on April 6th, 2021 6:13 am

    What else has he done that is unknown?

  8. Throw away the key on April 5th, 2021 11:09 pm

    @guess who
    What more needs to be said about this “model of outstanding citizenry”? He is a waste of time and needs to be locked up and make sand out of big rocks for the rest of his life!!! How many times does it take for him to learn? Evidently more than 8! So for you to sit and defend him makes you a part of the problem!

  9. Concerned ARNP on April 5th, 2021 10:46 pm

    I am concerned that this man is very productivve and profitable to the organization that continues to supply him with drugs , money to buy them and then money to bond out with. To the commentor who called for prayer for this 39 yr old “child”, I will say I pray that all these drug dealers realize that they are modern slaves to organized crime. I think that is why he needs that AK.
    I hope the county keeps releasing him so they can continue to discover the network involved for a massive sting. I thank our officers working with these dangerous people and hope the legislative branch of our county government is not making it harder on them or us. Thank you.

  10. Waterlady on April 5th, 2021 9:54 pm

    For all the folks asking about the judge, you can go to and look up this criminal. You’ll see quite a list of arrests and each case shows the name of the presiding judge.

  11. Gregory Gay on April 5th, 2021 9:08 pm

    I wonder what he will be busted for when he is released again next week.

  12. Chas on April 5th, 2021 9:03 pm

    He’s in too deep!!! Instead of calling him all those names, pray for him and others can’t you see he is lost. Thank God it’s not you are your love ones. If you were blind and couldn’t see, you would want to see. So pray for him that’s the only thing that can help a person when they are lost. Don’t push him deeper into a hole. The child needs help and prisons doesn’t always solve the problem but prayers will in Jesus Christ name. So let’s us pray he may be too deep for us to reach but God can. Our community needs to pray for one another

  13. ensley boy on April 5th, 2021 8:59 pm

    Why even waste the officers time. Just give felons a notice to appear. I”m sure our liberal Judges will be ok with it.

  14. REALLY???? on April 5th, 2021 8:40 pm

    Who is the judge placing a bond on the character?!?!? TWO arrests in TWO weeks?!?!?!? This isn’t rocket science Judge. THROW the book at this thug and DO NOT set a bond. Beginning to wonder if “someone” isn’t on the take.

  15. Guess who on April 5th, 2021 8:13 pm

    Nothing better to do then sit behind a keyboard & judge someone you know nothing about.

  16. Caveman on April 5th, 2021 6:57 pm

    Gun control at its best

  17. Nod on April 5th, 2021 6:30 pm

    What does a person have to do to get locked up around here? This is totally ridiculous.

  18. Really on April 5th, 2021 6:19 pm

    He was also arrested at the end of 2020 for the same offenses and also posted bail on a 200,000.00 bond this makes three bonds of over 600,000.00 dollars which equals about 60,000 to a bondsman I’m sure he doesn’t have w-2s to show where the money came from to pay just a matter of time till the good ol feds come and take him right where he belongs when the feds have a case on you the good ol county boys can’t do anything to hender investigations that’s the only way I see him being out on bond on over 15 felony’s including felon in possession stick around and watch him and the whole organization in a few weeks

  19. Just saying on April 5th, 2021 5:35 pm

    Draco – next to Glock probably the most popular gun with gangstas.

  20. Sandy on April 5th, 2021 5:35 pm

    I agree with a lot of your statements but follow through with the threats to vote no for judges when election time comes around again. Everyone says to remember this judge or that judge for doing the wrong thing in letting someone out on a low bail or any bail like this guy. I did vote no on every judge but apparently others didn’t and they get to stay on the court until the next time.

  21. Wise Years on April 5th, 2021 5:21 pm

    We need to know what judge let him out a second time, and need to know what lawyer he hired in case he didn’t even have to hire an attorney. THIS STINKS BAD!

  22. Rick on April 5th, 2021 4:35 pm

    The cops are probably sick of this too.

  23. bob c on April 5th, 2021 4:26 pm

    WOW….couldn’t he be required to be housed with whatever judge or authority okayed his bond? Seems they felt he was not a flight risk – he Did stay in town – they should have no issue with helping maintain him in their presonal home with family to influence him how to change his ways.

  24. Stanley Beech on April 5th, 2021 4:19 pm

    OK Folks, This is exactly what’s wrong with America. It’s not gun.s It THE JUSTICE SYSTEM. plain and simple. Prove me wrong.

  25. FYI on April 5th, 2021 4:13 pm

    This guy wasn’t in work release, he was out on bond. His bond from his arrest two weeks ago will now be revoked by his first bail bondsman. That’s why he bonded out so fast this second time. It’s somewhat of a little loop hole. If you can get a different bail bondsman to bond you out within 24 hours of your second arrest then your free until the next time you have contact with law enforcement. The first bondsman can’t just snap his fingers and revoke the bond right away. Once he finds out about the arrest the next day he will fax over the necessary paperwork and then this guy will have a warrant out for his arrest. But I’m sure this guy will be on the run in another state by now. This is it for him. Were talking about 1st degree felonies that have a minimum mandatory of 25 years for the trafficking of fentanyl. There is no doubt in my mind that once they catch this guy that he will get anywhere from 50 years to a life sentence. I would bet the farm on that.

  26. tc on April 5th, 2021 3:58 pm

    Only in America would a worthless thug like this be released into the public again.. I hope this clown gets put in the ground before he kills someone.. Any Judge that lets this animal walk deserves Prison!

  27. retired on April 5th, 2021 3:33 pm

    he got his weapons legally and did the back ground check. Oooooh the way he going to sell it back to the city, BUT was out of town

  28. jp on April 5th, 2021 3:05 pm

    Isn’t it time to start publishing these judges names, if they are elected?
    If these criminals are released because of a Florida law then the law needs to change.

  29. Retired Deputy on April 5th, 2021 3:03 pm

    If an arrest is not made by a warrant, the arresting deputy/officer must follow bonding guidelines that have been set by the First Judicial Circuit. The bonding amounts increase depending on the level of misdemeanor or felony charge. Often what happens in drug cases is that the States Attorney will ask for a hearing to determine where the money to pay the bond came from, or present facts to a judge that the defendant is a danger to the community due to their continued drug trafficking. The judge and only the judge can find that the original bond money came from illegal sources and invalidate the original bond(s). The judge can then order a new bond amount or hold the defendant without bond until trial or plea. Remember, bond is not meant to punish an individual, it is meant to assure the defendant appears for future court appearances. Based on what I hear about the new States Attorney, I’m sure this case will get her attention and the defendant may receive an increased bond, or no bond.

  30. tg on April 5th, 2021 2:32 pm

    As you can plainly see there is no reason to keep this man off the streets. Let him go again.

  31. Paul on April 5th, 2021 2:23 pm

    What else do you expect a drug dealer to do on work release?

  32. JTV on April 5th, 2021 1:32 pm

    But, but, he loans out gas money and was set up by that dog gone K9 (sarcasm)

    We now have seen another judge with way too much sensitivity training handing out weak drug thug bail, that is scoffed at by the pusher and scurries back out on the streets to run his thuggery craft.

    Take out the trash

  33. J.Larry Seale on April 5th, 2021 1:28 pm

    what will it take to keep this person
    in Jail ???????

  34. PB on April 5th, 2021 1:25 pm

    “eight-time convicted felon”

    “He was released from the Escambia County Jail on a $242,000 bond.”

    “He was released from the Escambia County Jail on a $240,000 bond.”

    Im not rocket surgeon but I think there might be a pattern here.

  35. Martha lake on April 5th, 2021 1:24 pm

    Why is he out on bond for this arrest if he was out on bond for the other arrest. Shouldn’t his first bond have been revoked and he still be in jail?

    I’m pretty sure that as part of professional bonds, you must agree to stay our of trouble with the law.

  36. TaxPayer on April 5th, 2021 1:00 pm

    Wait a second…wasn’t this the guy we were told last week was a good and decent family man, just trying to take care of his kids? Weren’t we told not to form an opinion of him without all the information? I think this might be that very information.

    Seriously, how many chances do repeat felons get before they are finally dealt with?

  37. WOW on April 5th, 2021 12:57 pm

    And he is on the streets again. But of course, he got his weapons legally, and I’m sure he doesn’t have any more. He will probably turn over a new leaf THIS time. 8 felonies, and 2 arrests in 3 week with weapons. Our poor law enforcement officers! God bless them for having to deal with dangerous, total scum like this, and the judge pats him on the man bun and sends him back to the streets. Obviously he is filling some pockets. The fact that he pays that kind of bail repeatedly attests to the level of dealing he is doing. God help us all, especially those in blue and their families. I love our country, but our legal system STINKS.

  38. Richard on April 5th, 2021 12:55 pm

    When are the courts going to stop releasing these Peace’s of garbage back in to society.

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