Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

June 23, 2011

Tackett arrested on rape, sodomy, sexual abuse charges

From staff reports
Journal-Times

June 23, 2011 — The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a former Olive Hill resident on charges stemming from an investigation into illegal sexual activity of two underage juveniles (one male and one female). General Jackson Tackett, age 42, of Guatemala was arrested without incident at the 191 mile marker on I-64 by Detective Chris Carter on outstanding warrants for the following charges: Rape 1st Degree, Sodomy 1st Degree (3 counts), and Sexual Abuse 1st Degree (3 counts.)

The investigation started in May 2011 after the Kentucky State Police were notified by the Department of Community Based Services in Carter County of two juveniles that came forward claiming they were sexually assaulted by Tackett during an extended period of time.

Tackett was arrested during a traffic stop on I-64 and a search warrant was executed on his vehicle. Several computer related items were seized from the vehicle. Tackett is lodged in theCarter County Detention Center.

A preliminary hearing has been set for Monday, June 27 in Carter District Court.

 

The case is under investigation by Detective Chris Carter