United States of America v. Saunders Jamel Jackson, a/k/a Saunders Jackson-Buckles
Judge: Peter D. Welte
Court: United States District Court for the District of North Dakota (Cass County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Fargo
Description: Fargo, North Dakota criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child and two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.
Law Enforcement began investigating Jamel Jackson, a/k/a Saunders Jackson-Buckles, age 23 of Fort Totten, ND, for sexual abuse of a 14-year-old female victim in August of 2020. As the investigation progressed, it was discovered that there were two additional female minor victims. Jackson sexually abused one victim who was between the ages of 9-12 at the time and a second who was 15. The investigation also revealed Jackson not only sexually abused the children, but also provided, and sometimes injected, them with methamphetamine.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office, with Assistant United States Attorney Lori H. Conroy assigned to the case.
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 27 years in prison, followed by 25 years of supervised release.