Julie Humphreys, Public Safety Communication Manager, 509.625.5868
Monday, March 21, 2022 at 8:22 a.m.
Charles Jackson was taken into custody at 6:30 this evening without incident. He faces a 2nd degree murder charge. SPD, the U.S. Marshals Service, and other involved agencies thank the community for providing tips that helped lead to Jackson’s arrest.
Original Release 3/19/22:
SPD and U.S. Marshals, along with multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for a dangerous homicide suspect who has made known his desire to kill police officers and others
Members of SPD’s SWAT and Special Investigations Unit, U.S. Marshals Service, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Safe Streets Task Force, are actively looking for 49 year old Charles Edward Jackson Jr. He is to be considered armed and dangerous.
Jackson is a suspect in a homicide in downtown Spokane on 03/07/22. He produced a threatening video which was released on social media recently. In the video Jackson expresses he will not go back to prison, he will ambush law enforcement and warns people to stay out of his way. He has threatened law enforcement before including pointing a gun at an SPD police officer.
If you come in contact with Jackson, who is known to frequent the downtown Spokane area, do not approach him and call Crime Check at 509-456-2233 immediately.
The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Jackson. Tips can be called in to the U.S. Marshals Service 24 hour line at 313-202-6458 or 1-877-WANTED2(926-8332) or online at usmarshals.gov/tips. Jackson is described as a black male, with black hair and brown eyes, 5’6” in height and weighing 180 pounds.
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