For Immediate Release
April 30, 2021
An Independence, MO, man faces a felony charge after he threatened to kill a Jackson County judge, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Bryon G. Postlethwait, dob: 1/18/1985, faces a Class D felony charge of Tampering With a Judicial Officer.*
According to court records, witnesses told police that the defendant told his family intended to kill a Jackson County judge before he killed himself.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.