EASTPOINTE, MI – Johnny Jackson, 43-years-old, of Eastpointe, is facing multiple felony charges after he carjacked and kidnapped a woman from a gas station on Sunday October 11th, 2020.
On Monday October 12th, 2020, at approximately 3:00pm, Eastpointe officers responded to an apartment building on 9 Mile at Dale on a report of a woman being held against her will.
Officers learned that the woman was being held in her apartment by a man she did not know, who was armed with a handgun. Officers surrounded the building and were able to establish phone contact with the victim. At one point, the victim was able to escape from the apartment and run to the officers. Once the victim was safe, officers arrested Johnny Jackson, a 43-years-old man from Eastpointe without incident.
A handgun was recovered from the apartment. The investigation revealed that on October 11th, Jackson allegedly carjacked and kidnapped the victim from a gas station in Eastpointe and forced her to take him to her apartment. The victim was able to notify a relative who contacted the Eastpointe Police on October 12th.
Jackson is charged with Carjacking (Felony – Life or any term of years), Unlawful Imprisonment (15 year felony), Receiving and Concealing a Stolen Firearm (10 year felony), Felon in Possession of a Firearm (5 year felony), and Felony Firearm (2 year felony). Jackson was arraigned in the 38th District Court on 10/14/2020. He was given a $750,000 cash/surety bond. He will held at the Macomb County jail until his next court date.
At the time of his arrest, based on records from the Michigan Department of Corrections, Johnny Jackson was wanted for being an Absconder from Parole. He was previously convicted for 3 counts of Armed Robbery, Assault with intent to do Great Bodily Harm Less than Murder and Prisons – Prisoner Possessing Weapons.
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