On Oct. 6, the 12-year-old Corey Jackson known as rapper Corey J. has been arrested for selling CDs at Georgia mall. Both the kid and his aunt were arrested with four charges.
The video of the incident appeared on the Instagram account of Corey J three days ago. In the film, you can see how the boy tries to get free of the policeman holding his arm while the aunt captures it on camera. They have been arrested for felony obstruction, misdemeanor obstruction, criminal trespass, and disorderly conduct.
The policeman’s action is severely disapproved by the boy but emphatically states that not all police officers are bad, but this policeman is one of them who do not deserve the uniform, Corey J describes in the Instagram post.
“All Police is not bad, a lot are good friends of mines, —says Coley J.
“But it’s some of you that do not deserve to be in a Police uniform & this guy is clearly 1, —he continued
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It’s jusssss like this! When God is blessing you🙏🏾 Tha Devil🧛🏾♂️ is always rite around tha corner to seek & destroy. Tha fact that he snatched me & was trying to drag me around like I’m sum criminal that’s stealing, robbing or killing or sum is #Crazy. But tha worst part is he trying to charging me with a #felony putting my hands on a #PoliceOfficer he say I tried to brake his fingers, he say I cussed him & he say I pushed him! Where in this video do it show I did anything but tell him I know my rights & then when he proceeded to try and drag me my auntie stepped in & got in between us to get tha #Police off me, cause he was treating me like uh lil rag dog he can sling around…. All #Police is not bad, a lot are good friends of mines. But it’s some of you that do not deserve to be in a #PoliceUniform & this guy is clearly 1!!! Right is Right / Wrong is Wrong!! #CobbCounty #Police We must get to tha bottom of this… I’m just a kid out here standing for tha right & Motivating other kids in a positive way. Why try to destroy & bring me down!?!?🤷🏾♂️🤷🏾♂️
Cobb County police is aware of the anger on the internet. Chief Mike Register responds to all questions and explains.
Regardless this is not about a complicated case, it is claimed that an internal investigation is ongoing. The policeman is still in service.
Freelance Journalist expressed her perplexity on Twitter.
So…has anybody else watched the disturbing video of Corey J being hemmed up by police at Cumberland Mall in Georgia? His own aunt was assaulted for trying to defend him. 😢
— Terricha Phillips (@Terricha_CL) October 16, 2018
Meanwhile, protests are being held as a result of the special treatment of the policeman.
Demonstrators chant "Justice for Corey J" in Cumberland Mall tonight. I'll have the latest on the Cobb County incident involving the child rapper…. tonight @FOX5Atlanta
At 10 & 11 Story –> https://t.co/rXHntsoZJW pic.twitter.com/FNt2yfVPyw
— Marissa Mitchell (@MarissaMFOX5) October 18, 2018
Hip Hop online magazine finds this a disgrace.
This is seriously messed up…https://t.co/ZVjJvGtoiG
— HotNewHipHop (@HotNewHipHop) October 18, 2018
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