Miami-Dade fugitive arrested in north central Florida

Quinton Bryson was arrested in Columbia County. (Columbia County)

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Deputies arrested a 22-year-old Miami-Dade County fugitive on Sunday in north central Florida.

Quinton Bryson was in Columbia County awaiting extradition in Columbia County.

Police officers responded to a crime at about 5:50 a.m., on Sunday along Southwest Windsong Circle in Lake City, and an investigator was questioning Bryson when he suddenly pushed him in the chest and ran, police said.

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies caught up to Bryson and arrested him near Southwest Bascom Norris Drive, police said. Both the Lakes City detective and Bryson suffered minor injuries.

Detectives later found there was an active warrant for Bryson’s arrest for first-degree attempted murder and a violation of probation in Miami-Dade County.

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Alexis Frazier joined the Local 10 family in April 2020. The Fort Lauderdale native came to WPLG from the ABC affiliate in Columbia, S.C., WOLO-TV. She's glad to be back in South Florida.