Commissioner Steven Jackson, ex-girlfriend agree to steer clear of each other
Original temporary restraining order against Caddo official dissolved to make way for new accord
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Caddo Commissioner Steven Jackson and the former girlfriend who obtained a temporary restraining order against him agreed to a mutual civil injunction Wednesday, Feb. 1.
The new accord basically says each will steer clear of the other.
The original temporary restraining order was signed Jan. 5.
The 36-year-old woman alleged that Jackson had been stalking her and communicating with her juvenile daughter ever since she verbally ended their relationship at the end of November.
He strongly denied the allegations. And Jackson’s attorney, Courtney N. Harris, filed an answer to defend his client Jan. 26.
A hearing was meant to be held Feb. 1; however, a mutual agreement was made in private between both parties. They consented to the issuance of reciprocal injunctions being ordered against them. The action forbids each party from contacting the other by phone, text message, social media or in person.
Jackson and the woman then both asked that the records be sealed. However, the judge denied the request, thus keeping several personal text messages between both parties as part of the public court record.
Jackson is scheduled to be back in court Feb. 28, this time in Bossier Parish. He’s to appear on an unrelated criminal charge of false impersonation of a police officer. Jackson has denied those allegations on multiple occasions.
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