The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Roosevelt man for multiple incidents that occurred on Friday. March 13, 2020 at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 12:24 a.m. in Hempstead and Roosevelt.
According to Detectives, officers responded to Grenada Avenue in Roosevelt for a disturbance. An investigation determined the defendant, Ronald Jackson, 37, of 184 Grenada Avenue, was involved in an argument with a female acquaintance. The argument became physical and the defendant punched the female in the face multiple times, threw her to the ground, pulled her hair and threatened her with a machete. As officers attempted to place the defendant into custody he began to actively resist. After a brief struggle the defendant was placed into custody. A loaded handgun was found in the defendant’s pocket.
A further investigation determined the defendant was involved in a separate incident earlier in Hempstead with a different female acquaintance. A verbal argument ensued on Bedell Street and also became physical. As the defendant grabbed the female she ran away towards Terrace Avenue. As the victim was fleeing the defendant fired six (6) rounds at her from another handgun. The victim was not injured.
The Defendant Ronald Jackson has been charged with Murder 2nd Degree (Attempt), Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Aggravated Criminal Contempt, Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Contempt 1st Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree and Menacing 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at First District Court, 99 Main Street in Hempstead.
Details by: GIS 03/14/20/1600/8812