Grandson of Cleveland mayor, in custody after high-speed chase

PARMA - Frank Q. Jackson, grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, was taken into custody Sunday, Jan. 24, at Parma Police Department after a police pursuit.

Parma Police the 24-year-old Jackson led officers on a high-speed chase shortly after midnight on Sunday.

An officer pulled Jackson over because his windows were tinted too darkly, according to a release. He was alone in the car, the release said..

When officers asked Jackson to exit his vehicle, Jackson pulled away as an officer held on to him. The officer ran with the vehicle and was freed without serious injury, police said.

Officers pursued Jackson at 100 MPH speeds before loosing him on Interstate 90 at the Lorain Avenue exit, according to a release.

Jackson turned himself in at Parma Police Department around 2:55 a.m. on Sunday. Jackson was charged late last week with first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence in Cleveland in a domestic dispute involving him and his child’s mother. In January of 2020, Frank Q. Jackson was sentenced to 18 months probation and given a 90 day suspended jail sentence after assaulting an 18-year-old woman in June of 2019.

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