Jackson arrested on drug charges
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Former Arkansas defensive tackle Keith Jackson Jr. was arrested on Friday on suspicion of felony drug charges after being found in an apartment with marijuana, cocaine and Ecstasy.
Prosecutors in Little Rock District Court said that two pounds of marijuana, one gram of cocaine and about 50 tablets of Ecstasy were found in the apartment. Three other people were also arrested, and police said two minor children were at the apartment when they executed a search warrant.
Jackson, 24, was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana, cocaine and Ecstasy with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of another's property. Marvin Johnson, 22, of Little Rock was arrested on the same charges.
Police also arrested the pair who lived in the apartment -- David Adams, 27, and Lacanna Smith, 24 -- on the same charges, as well as maintaining a drug premises and endangering the welfare of a minor.
Little Rock District Judge Alice Lightle set a $50,000 bond. Jackson said nothing during the brief court appearance, his hands cuffed behind his back.
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