JSO Seeking Tips in Pastor Molestation Case

Jul 20, 2021

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s help in uncovering more potential victims in the case of a local pastor accused of child molestation. 

Former pastor Jeffrey Lawrence Bedwell was arrested last Thursday and accused of lewd or lascivious battery and molestation on a child. Bedwell worked at several Jacksonville churches at the time.


JSO is asking anyone with additional information about Bedwell to contact them at 630-0500, or JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.