Anthony Tallie is found


Anthony Tallie who was reported missing Saturday has been found by a successful search party on the evening of June 19. Photo courtesy Facebook

UPDATE – 6/20/2014 at 2:35 p.m.

Earlier today, Anthony Juwon Tallie was reached for comment on his disappearance.

He explains that he left his house on Saturday June 14 with a close friend to help her move out of her grandmother’s house. She told Tallie that she was in a bad living situation and needed to get out. He then took it upon himself to help her and find her a safe place to stay.

Tallie, discovered at a park on 118th street, explained his reasoning: “It was the best situation we found. There was still running water, there was still food, so we could survive there.”

He tells us it surprised him when he found 30 of his fraternity brothers at the park expressing concern.


Anthony Juwon Tallie, UNF junior and communications major, who went missing last Saturday has been found. The group search event organized by his friends and family June 19 at 4:30 p.m. was successful and little before 6:00 p.m. that same evening, Tallie was found. According to Mark McCrary, president of Sigma Chi’s alumni association in Jacksonville, Tallie was found safe and all right at a park on 118th street.

Updates will follow as more information becomes available.