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Zay Jackson to Transfer

Oct 31, 2013
Lance Allison,

Murray State University Head Basketball Coach Steve Prohm says sophomore guard Zaveral “Zay” Jackson will be transferring to another school next semester.

Lance Allison,

Murray State University basketball player Zaveral "Zay" Jackson has accepted a plea deal on two charges of wanton endangerment. 20-year-old Jackson agreed to the deal Monday in McCracken County. He will serve 60 days, including 11 days credit for time served. He has 49 days left with three years of supervised probation.

Lance Allison,

Circuit Judge Craig Clymer is reviewing a revised plea agreement involving assault and wanton endangerment charges against suspended Murray State basketball player Zay Jackson. Clymer rejected an initial plea deal Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship offered Jackson.

Jackson Set for Arraignment in Calloway Co. Court

Dec 11, 2012
Lance Allison,

Murray State University basketball player “Zay” Jackson appears before special circuit judge Craig Clymer today on charges he assaulted two people in the Wal-Mart parking lot in September. Police say Jackson hit two people with his car. Jackson previously accepted a pre-trial diversion deal of 30 days in jail.

Grand Jury Indicts Zay Jackson

Dec 7, 2012
Lance Allison,

A Calloway County grand jury has handed down two felony indictments against Murray State basketball player Zaveral “Zay” Jackson. The Paducah Sun reports the jury charged Jackson Thursday with one count of second-degree assault and one count of wanton endangerment. His pre-trial hearing is scheduled for Dec. 11. Jackson is accused of hitting Jason and Alia Clement of Paducah with his car in Murray’s Wal-Mart parking lot. When details of the Sept. 10 incident surfaced, Jackson was suspended from the basketball team.

Zay Jackson Case Goes to Grand Jury

Nov 22, 2012
Lance Allison,

The Zaveral “Zay” Jackson case goes to a grand jury. The Paducah Sun reports the Murray State point guard turned down a plea-deal in a Calloway Circuit Court hearing yesterday. The deal had offered a one-year-jail sentence and the possibility of shock probation.  Jackson is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment. Two Paducah residents claim the 20-year-old basketball player from Hammond, La., hit them with his car in September.

Zay Jackson Could Face a Year in Jail

Nov 8, 2012
Lance Allison,

Murray State Men’s Basketball player Zay Jackson may have serve up to a year in jail after a judge rejected a previous pretrial diversion deal. The Paducah Sun reports Judge Craig Clymer offered Jackson one year in jail on each of Jackson’s two first-degree wanton endangerment charges.

Lance Allison,

Murray State University basketball player Zaveral “Zay” Jackson isn’t playing in this year’s basketball season. Director of Athletics Allen Ward says he will still attend team activities such as practice and conditioning. Ward will assess Jackson’s behavior at the end of the season to decide if he'll come back to the court next year. Jackson pled guilty earlier this month to attacking two people with his car in the Murray Walmart parking lot in September. His sentencing is scheduled for November 13.

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Foust Recuses Himself from Jackson Case

Oct 23, 2012
Lance Allison,

Calloway Circuit Judge Dennis Foust has recused himself from the vehicular assault case against Murray State University basketball player Zaveral “Zay” Jackson. The Paducah Sun reports Foust wants to remove any question of bias from his participation in the case. Foust was to sentence Jackson yesterday, but has instead postponed the hearing until November 13th to allow for a special judge to hear the case. Jackson is charged with assaulting two people with his car in the Murray Wal-Mart parking lot in September.