A man indicted in March 2013 for allegedly cyberstalking Jackson State University President Carolyn Myers has not yet gone to trial and has seen his case continued five times. WAPT reported in March 2013:
A Raymond man has been arrested and is accused of using social media to post threatening messages against Jackson State University President Carolyn Meyers, authorities said.The indictment states Mack posted on Instagram: "Dr. Myers will be dead by the end of the week. How tf you gone fire Mrs. Worthy?". It also states he posted on Facebook "Miss Myers, you got it comming BITCH".
Jhamerius Mack, 20, was arrested March 5 by JSU's Department of Public Safety and charged with cyberstalking/threats, the university said.
The arrest stemmed from tips received about the about threatening statements that were posted to Facebook, JSU said.
Mack is not a JSU student, the university said.
Several students on campus said they did not know Mack or anything about the allegations against him.
"I would hope that no one made a threat against Dr. Myers; she's such a nice lady. I don't see anything that she's ever done wrong," Freshman Kendra Lewis said.
No one answered when WAPT knocked at an address listed as Mack's home.
The FBI, the Hinds County district attorney and the Mississippi attorney general assisted with the investigation, JSU said.
The case has not gone to trial. Trial was first scheduled for December 19, 2013. Here are the continuances:
February 24, 2014: Parties agree due to needing more time to review discovery. Trial was continued from Feburary 18 to May 12.
May 30: Case postponed due to crowded docket. Case is continued until July 14.
July 2: Continued to September 8 due to "plea negotiations".
August 20: Continued to November 10 due to "plea negotiations".
September 29: Trial set for November 17.
December 2: Case continued until January 12 due to a proceeding trial resulting in a "crowded docket".
There is currently no scheduling order posted to the public file. Hinds County Circuit Judge Jeff Weill is handling the case.