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USVI boxer John A. Jackson arrested on rape charge

USVI boxer John A. Jackson arrested on rape charge. Photo: VI Consortium

CHARLOTTE AMILE, St. Thomas, USVI — John A. Jackson, a United States Virgin Islands (USVI) boxer and son of boxing legend Julian Jackson aka ‘The Hawk’, was arrested on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, and charged with second-degree aggravated rape.

The charge came after the father of a 15-year-old minor told police that Mr Jackson had sexual intercourse with his daughter, according to USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte in an announcement this afternoon, Thursday, February 7, 2019.

According to Mr Dratte—citing the police report— said the minor’s father reported the matter to police on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, and upon further investigation by police, the male suspect was revealed to be John A. Jackson, who the minor said had sex with her several times.

The minor also said Mr Jackson knew her age and according to police, Mr Jackson, 30, admitted to having sexual intercourse with the minor and was thereafter arrested by police and charged with second-degree aggravated rape.

Bail Granted

Unable to post bail of $75,000, Mr Jackson was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advisement hearing. Mr Dratte said the case is being investigated by the USVIPD’s Domestic Violence Unit.

Mr Jackson is a well-known boxer in the Virgin Islands and comes from a prominent family in St. Thomas. In August 2015, he won an important bout against Dennis K. Laurente of Manila in the opener of a two-match super welterweight tournament.

All three judges scored the fight 100-89. In July 2016, however, Mr Jackson was knocked out in the eighth round during a boxing match with opponent Jermell D. Charlo.

5 Responses to “USVI boxer John A. Jackson arrested on rape charge”

  • wize up (07/02/2019, 19:16) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Hmmm (07/02/2019, 23:02) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    I’m crush and so disappointed! The Jackson’s got the feel bad. It’s Embarrassing to Sir Jackson and the Chef who’s work so hard to build a name. I’d like all my VI celebrities/public figures to think before they act. This could have been avoided.
  • Narco (08/02/2019, 10:42) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Pum pum power.
    • wize up (08/02/2019, 12:05) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ Narco: pum pum or PP(pussy power) but these guys needs to stop robing the cradle
  • NezRez (11/02/2019, 19:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Suffers from arrested development. He must still think he is 15 also. He cannot perform with a grown woman, but instead go after little girls. Mental midget like R KELLY.

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