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Keith Jackson Jr. arrested on drug charges

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former Arkansas Razorback Keith Jackson Jr. was arrested on suspicion of felony drug charges after he was found in an apartment with marijuana, cocaine and Ecstasy.

Prosecutors in Little Rock District Court said Friday that Jackson was found inside an apartment that had 2 pounds of marijuana, 1 gram of cocaine and about 50 tablets of Ecstasy. Three others were arrested at the apartment, and police said two minor children were at the house when police executed the search warrant.

Jackson, who is 24, was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana, cocaine and Ecstasy with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of another's property. Twenty-2-year-old Marvin Johnson of Little Rock was arrested on the same charges.

Police also arrested the pair who lived in the apartment_ 27-year-old David Adams and 24-year-old Lacanna Smith - on the same drug charges, as well as maintaining a drug premises and endangering the welfare of a minor.

Little Rock District Judge Alice Lightle set a $50,000 bond. Jackson said nothing during the brief court appearance, his hands cuffed behind his back.

Jackson, a defensive tackle, is the son of Keith Jackson. The elder Jackson was a star tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1980s and '90s, along with Miami and Green Bay. The younger Jackson was drafted by the St. Louis Rams.

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