Former 2008 Olympian John Jackson, 31-years-historic, has spent well-nigh two years in a Puerto Rican prison on charges of child pornography and rape.
Jackson has pleaded no longer responsible to 11 crook charges – including first-degree rape, 5 counts of aggravated 2nd-degree rape, two counts of production of child pornography and three counts of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in sexual activity.
based on Virgin Islands day by day information, Jackson is finally inching nearer to a trial date.
because of the coronavirus pandemic, Jackson’s trial date has been delayed. It was currently pushed returned to February eighth.
On Friday, U.S. District courtroom judge Robert Molloy set a date of February 2 for the pre-trial conference.
returned in February of 2019, Jackson become arrested through V.I. Police after the father of a 15-yr-old girl said Jackson gave his daughter alcohol and marijuana truffles after which raped her.
He was initially released on bond. Jackson was later arrested after investigators discovered a video he allegedly fabricated from himself having intercourse with the sufferer – resulting in a cost of federal newborn pornography.
because then, Jackson has been charged with assaulting two different ladies, who came ahead with claims of their own.
Jackson (21-4, 16 KOs), who frequently competed at junior middleweight, has been out of the ring due to the fact that April of 2018, when he misplaced a 5 round derision to Eric Walker as a part of The Contender event.
In his three largest fights – Jackson misplaced a ten round decision to Willie Nelson and suffered knockout losses at the hands of Andy Lee and Jermell Charlo. He become well forward on points when getting stopped by means of Lee and Charlo.