Bond denied for fmr. Harris County Sheriff's Deputy charged with sexual assault

Bond denied for fmr. Harris County Sheriff's Deputy charged with sexual assault

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Former Harris County Sheriff's Deputy appeared in court on Wednesday on sexual assault and sodomy charges.

Thomas Pierson, 38, was arrested for sexual assault, battery, aggravated sodomy, false imprisonment and four counts for violation of oath of public officer.

Pierson was denied bond in court and it is undetermined when his next court appearance will be held.

According to the Harris County Superior Court Clerk's office, his case will hopefully go before a grand jury in the next 90 days.

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