Car-dragging of mall confidence ensure means jail for doorway closer

April 13, 2015 - fall Denim

Minnie Jackson 

MUSKEGON, MI – A Grand Rapids lady has been condemned to a year in jail for a shoplifting that led to a Lakes Mall security ensure being dragged several feet by a journey vehicle.

Minnie Andrea Jackson, 20, was condemned Monday afternoon, Apr 13, after pleading guilty Feb. 27 to unarmed robbery, a felony. She perceived credit for 105 days she has already spent in a Muskegon County Jail given her arrest.

Muskegon County Circuit Judge Timothy G. Hicks also placed her on trial for dual years. He denied her ask for Holmes Youthful Trainee Act status, that would have suppressed her justice record and privileged her record if she finished trial successfully.

According to prosecutors, Jackson pulled a automobile doorway close on a posterior guard’s arm while another lady gathering off in a parking lot of a Fruitport Township mall.

Jackson and Jalin Schoria Smith-Walker, 19, of Grand Rapids were suspected of shoplifting jeans from Buckle, a denim store in a mall during 5600 S. Harvey St. The occurrence was reported around 6:30 p.m. Dec. 30.

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While Smith-Walker allegedly was pushing a vehicle, a prosecutor pronounced earlier, Jackson jumped into a driver’s-side behind chair and pulled a doorway close on a guard’s left arm when he attempted to stop her from shutting a door.

He was dragged several feet before she non-stop a door, releasing him and causing him to tumble to a pavement, according to a Fruitport Township Police Department report.

The confidence ensure suffered teenager injuries that didn’t need medical attention.

An unarmed spoliation box opposite Smith-Walker is still pending.

Smith-Walker, who distinct Jackson was giveaway on bond, was in a news only final week in Grand Rapids. Police there expelled an detain aver for her on a assign of attack with vigilant to do good corporeal mistreat after she allegedly ran over another lady with her automobile Apr 6 moments after fighting with her in a travel – an occurrence held on a video that fast strike a Internet.

The victim, also 19, had a leg damage though was treated and expelled from a hospital.

John S. Hausman covers courts, prisons, a sourroundings and internal supervision for MLive/Muskegon Chronicle. Email him at  and follow him on Twitter.

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