LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) – A 21-year-old is accused of raping, sodomizing, kidnapping, unlawfully imprisoning and robbing three women from Tuesday, Sep. 6, to Thursday, Sep. 8.
On Sept. 6 one woman met Jimmy Jackson III at a hotel. Police said Jackson pointed a gun, with a red laser, at the woman and Jackson and an unknown co-defendant forced the woman to strip down in Jackson’s car. The co-defendant searched the woman’s car and took $250 while the woman was still held at gunpoint, according to LMPD. The woman was taken to a second unknown location in Jackson’s vehicle where she was forced to have sex with Jackson and the co-defendant, LMPD said. The woman was driven back to her car and Jackson then took $25 from the woman’s purse, according to the police report.
A few hours after this incident, another woman met Jackson at another hotel. LMPD said Jackson again pulled a gun, with a red laser, on the woman, forced her into his vehicle and took her to an unknown secondary location. Jackson forced this woman to have sex and took the woman’s purse and jewelry, LMPD said. Jackson also drove this woman back to her car and searched it, police said.
On Sept. 8 Jackson came up behind a victim at a hotel room that she was trying to unlock and he forced his way in to the room, police said, and pointed a gun, with a red laser, at her. Jackson forced the woman to strip down in the bathroom and forced her to have sex, according to LMPD. While the woman’s hands were tied with a cell phone charger and her feet were bound with a flat iron cord, Jackson searched the woman’s purse and took her cellphone, police said. Jackson told the woman, according to the police report, he would be back to loosen her after he searched her truck. This woman was able to free herself and run for help. Jackson took $640 from her truck and her keys were found in the parking lot, police said.
LMPD said all of the incidents happened on or around the property of Red Roof Inns.
Jackson had contacted all three of the women on social media and had arranged to meet up at the hotels, police said.
Jackson is charged with three counts of rape, three counts of sodomy, three counts of robbery, two counts of kidnapping and 1 count of unlawful imprisonment.
He was arrested at Americas Best Value Inn & Suites on Sept. 14.
He is being held on a $100,000 bond at the Louisville Metro Corrections Department.