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Crime
12:05 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

MSU's Jackson Enters Guilty Plea

Zay Jackson
Lance Allison, goracers.com

Murray State University basketball player Zaveral “Zay” Jackson pled guilty Friday to two wanton endangerment charges. Jackson was originally charged with assault for hitting two people with his car after an altercation in the Murray Walmart parking lot. Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship says Jackson must serve 30 days in jail, attend anger management classes and pay restitution for the victim’s medical bills. Blankenship adds Jackson must also issue an apology, and speak to youth groups about his mistake.

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Crime
8:22 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Attorney Strengthens Efforts for Jackson Plea Bargain

Lance Allison, goracers.com

Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship plans to intensify efforts to reach a plea bargain for Murray State University basketball player Zaveral “Zay” Jackson. Blankenship says he is concerned social media comments about the case have affected the Calloway County jury.

Police allege Jackson struck two people with his car in Murray’s Walmart parking lot Sept. 9. Blankenship says the offer to Jackson will include conditions of jail time, restitution to the victims and anger management.

Crime
3:00 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Jackson Waives Preliminary Hearing, May Negotiate Plea Deal

Zay Jackson
Lance Allison, goracers.com

Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship hopes to work out a plea deal with Murray State University basketball player Zaveral “Zay” Jackson. Jackson faces felony assault charges for allegedly hitting two people with his car during an argument in the Murray Walmart parking lot earlier this month. Blankenship says Jackson has waived his right to preliminary hearing and grand jury consideration.

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Crime
2:04 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Murray State Basketball Player Arrested

Lance Allison, goracers.com

A Murray State University basketball player was arrested yesterday after he allegedly struck two people with his vehicle intentionally. Murray Police Spokesman Scott Svebakken says Zaveral “Zay” Jackson faces two counts of first degree assault. Police arrested Jackson while responding to reports of an altercation in the Murray WalMart parking lot. MSU Athletic Director Allen Ward had no comment about Jackson’s arrest. Jackson is a sophomore at Murray and played in every game of last year’s 31-2 season.

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