Corey “Lil C Note” Jackson, 12, appeared in court this month to defend himself against felony charges.
In October 2018, Jackson was arrested at the Cumberland Mall in Cobb County, Georgia, on charges of illegally selling his CDs. A video of the aspiring rapper and motivational speaker being strong-armed by authorities sparked outrage within the community.
According to CBS 46, the boy faces charges of disorderly conduct with violence, criminal trespassing
Police said Jackson was told to stop selling his mixtapes twice before being arrested.
“When he was there, he was not selling any CDs,” Davis said.
The attorney hopes the case will be dismissed; if not, Jackson will face
Jackson addressed his arrest and court appearance in an Instagram post on Feb. 23.
“Seriously like I really wake up
“As if I’m really a robber, killer / Murderer or some kid that cuss out and fight police officers or sum! Like I’m
In conclusion, Jackson said he wanted the officer’s bodycam footage released with hopes it will speed up court proceedings.
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