Anthony Jermaine Jackson, 35, was arrested by Dothan Police on June 3rd after officers responded to a burglary in the 500 block of East Selma Street. Upon arriving at the scene, police learned that Jackson had attempted to enter the home, which belonged to his ex-girlfriend, by breaking out one of the windows. After being confronted by an occupant of the residence, Jackson fled the scene prior to officers arriving.
Investigators say that Jackson and the victim were involved in a relationship that had recently ended. During the attempted entry into the home, Jackson also allegedly threatened to kill the victim.
Anthony Jackson was later spotted by officers several blocks from the homeand was taken into custody immediately after. He has been charged with second degree burglary and second degree domestic violence. Jackson is currently being held without bond.
Second-degree burglary and second-degree domestic violence are both Class B felonies in the state of Alabama and carry maximum sentences of 20 years in prison. For second and subsequent convictions for second-degree domestic violence, the defendant must serve at least six months in custody before being released on probation or parole, or receiving credit for good behavior.
If you or someone you know has been charged with domestic violence or robbery, it is important that you contact an experienced criminal attorney to handle your case. The attorneys of Parkman White, LLP are experienced in a variety of legal matters and have a history of success in the courtroom. Call to schedule a consultation today.