Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Child Rapist Pleads Guilty

Child molester was a volunteer band director at Callaway High School. 

The Justice Department issued the following statement. 

A former Jackson Public School band volunteer and bus driver pleaded guilty today to producing child pornography, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge Michelle Sutphin of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Mississippi.

According to court documents, Jerrell Lea’Shun Jackson, 34, of Ridgeland, Mississippi, video recorded himself engaging in sexually explicit conduct with minor females beginning in 2017 and continuing through 2018 at his apartment in Ridgeland.

Jackson pleaded guilty today to three counts of producing child pornography. He is scheduled to be sentenced on September 30, 2021, and faces a mandatory minimum of 15 years and a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison. A federal district judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Glenda R. Haynes.

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.

Kingfish note: The media merely regurgitated the press release.  It barely reported any details when he was sentenced in Madison County last year.  However, JJ obtained the police report through a public records request.  It reported the true depravity of what Jackson did.  JJ reported on October 6, 2020: 

A sexual predator rampaged through the Callaway High School band program until caught last year. 32 year-old Jerrell Jackson had sex with numerous girls in the Callaway band program.  One victim was only 14.    Jackson was a volunteer band director and a driver for Cline Bus Tours. His abuse of the girls included blindfolding and binding the girls, and passing them off to other males, some still in high school.  To commemorate his conquests, Jackson videotaped it all on his phone.  Jackson pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual battery and human trafficking last month in Madison County and is serving a prison sentence of 40 years.     

Jackson's crimes took place in Jackson and Ridgeland.   JJ obtained copies of the Ridgeland police reports through a public records request.  The reports are posted below. The names of all victims and their families are redacted. 

Jackson followed the same pattern in each rape.  The band volunteer selected his targets, the younger the better.  He offered to give them rides home from band practice and give them his number.  Some accepted.  Eventually he had sex with the victim.  He tied the victim's hands and blindfolded her.  Unknown to the girl, another male would have sex with her while Jackson quietly videotaped it all.  Jackson slept with each girl multiple times. 

One girl met Jackson when she began attending Callaway.  Jackson gave her his phone number and told her to text him if she ever needed a ride home from band practice.  He told her he was 27 and soon began putting the moves on her.  They first had sex in May 2017 on a Cline bus in Ridgeland (p.3).  She said they had sex "no more than 20 times at Cline Bus Tours."

 A victim told Ridgeland police Jackson lived at Advantage Apartments (McWillie Circle, Jackson).  They had sex multiple times.  She said Jackson was "into bondage."  He tied her hands and blindfolded her during sex.  When he was finished, he said he had to get something out of his car.  The "something" was actually a "someone" in the form of another man. The new man had sex with the bound teen while Jackson videotaped it all.   They had sex from September 2017 until February 2018 when she ended the relationship.  He retaliated by trying to kick her off the drum line a few months later.

Jackson's sexcapades were not exactly a secret in the Callaway band because other band members told the victim Jackson liked to record the girls with whom he had sex.

Unfortunately, the victim was not the first one to tell a parent about the bus driver.  Jackson made a pass at another female band member on a trip to Atlanta.  The girl said no and told a friend.  The friend told her mom.  Mom was no dummy and figured some of it out.  She called the victim and asked if anything ever happened between her and Jackson.  The girl broke down and told the mother everything.  Mom told the victim's mom.  The parents notified JPD, who in turn assigned an investigator.  JPS arrested him on May 23, 2019.   JPS contacted Ridgeland police. The mother signed charges against Jackson in Ridgeland.  One can only imagine the horror these parents felt when they realized what happened to their daughters. 

Unfortunately, the story does not end with this victim.  A search of Jackson's apartment yielded an SD card with pictures and 40 videos of Jackson and other men having sex with girls in the Callaway band program.  The videos were recorded at both his apartment and Cline Bus Tours in Ridgeland.  

A second victim met Jackson on Instagram when she was in 8th grade.  They began texting.  She rode with him to a band event at JSU during the summer of her 8th grade year. He took the 14 year old to his apartment.  She was hesitant but they eventually had sex.  He told her he was 28 years old when he was really 32 years old.  The sexual relationship lasted from that summer until March 2019.  He would take her to various places and have sex with her.  He tied her hands and blindfolded her as well.  Unknown men had sex with her while he videotaped the illegal copulation.  She said they had sex more than thirty times.  She recognized one male in a picture as a Callaway student.

Another victim met Jackson when she was a freshman.  They began talking and he eventually took her home after band practice.  He paid for half of a band trip to Atlanta for her since her mother could not afford it.  They began having sex during her sophomore year.  She was tied up and blindfolded as well.  Jackson videotaped their sexual encounters.  He asked her to engage in a threesome with another female but she declined.

Jackson raped a fourth student, following the same pattern.  He gave a female band member a ride home.  They got to know each other.  They had sex.  More  bondage and voyeurism took place.  Jackson secretly had another male have sex with her while he recorded.  She later recognized the male as a student at Jim Hill High School.  The episode really upset her and she broke things off with Jackson.  Jackson again retaliated by trashing her to the rest of the band.

 Jackson pleaded guilty to one count of human trafficking and three counts of sexual battery.  Circuit Judge John Emfinger sentenced him to serve 20 years in prison for each count but suspended 10 years.  However, Jackson will not be coming home in 2030 because the learned Judge ordered him to serve each sentence consecutively. Earlier post.


Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

He won’t survive long in prison. The other inmates hate child molesters and will turn him into someone’s bitch as soon as he gets there. When they get tired of using him one of them will stick a shank in him and the taxpayers won’t have to feed him anymore. He is going to need lots of vaseline before that happens.

Anonymous said...

The Callaway Band has got it going on-

Anonymous said...

Short rope Tall tree

Anonymous said...

The fact that he managed to do this for so long SHOULD tell you many things , besides the fact he is a predator.

Anonymous said...

he’s going to either live in solitary the entire time or be beaten to death.

Anonymous said...

Get the Boyds out to Cline Buss Headquarters ASAP

Anonymous said...

Where was the Jackson Public Schools system during all of this? Didn't the JPS director protect a former Callaway teacher whose son brought brass knuckles to school to beat up other students? How could nobody in JPS administration not know about this pervert?

Anonymous said...

Cline Tours. Negligent hiring, negligent supervision.

Anonymous said...

Agree with others above. He has been given a life sentence, one way or another.

Anonymous said...

What about the others that had sex with this children? Will they be charged?

Anonymous said...

I tell you what, I am concerned about the future of this country and our society in general. That being said, anything coming our way is not going to be as bad as whats coming his way. This POS will get his freak on more than he ever imagined.

Anonymous said...

Have they set a date for Jerrell’s funeral yet?

Anonymous said...

I’m not defending this guy but you are intentionally demonizing the sexual practice of bondage. This guy is a sicko who happens to be into this fetish. There are plenty of us in the S&M community that practice bondage responsibly with consenting adults.

Anonymous said...

Personally, I believe the age of consent/majority should be 25.
I mean if we are calling 15 year olds “children” now, then we should also call 18, 19, and 20 children as well.

Anonymous said...

I definitely think the guy is wrong... however, I don't think ANY of those girls had been instilled with morals by their parents. If they had, this would not have happened.

Anonymous said...

Keep an eye on your children or someone else will. Doesn’t sound like he had to work too hard to make these happen.

Anonymous said...

@ 12:38 what?? No one is judging you for the bondage thing. You realize its the 14 year old thing that is an issue. I and most folks don't care what 2 or even 3 people and a midget do if its adults.

Anonymous said...

I wonder how many of you victim shamers would be so flippant toward the child victims if they were white?

Kingfish said...

They would. They've done it before.

Anonymous said...

I wonder how many of you victim shamers would be so flippant toward the child victims if they were white?

Anonymous said...

White or Black doesn’t matter to me when it happens 20 times. Especially by someone who has a reputation for doing this. When I was 14 years old I knew what I was getting into. Keep an eye on your kids or someone else will.

Anonymous said...

It doesn’t matter if they were white, black, Native American, Asian, Pacific islander or any combination thereof. They were children and he needs killing (which will probably happen in prison)! Meanwhile you need to get over your oppressed race bullshit. Race doesn’t matter, rape is rape and an adult having sex with a child is rape and should carry the death penalty. Throwing the race card into the mix only makes you look stupid.

Don said...


Agreed, the consecutive sentencing constitutes a well-deserved life sentence, and rightfully so.

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