3 charged after carjackings, murder of CVS security guard - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

3 charged after carjackings, murder of CVS security guard

Posted: Updated:
The three suspects appeared in court Friday. The three suspects appeared in court Friday.
Prosecutor Worthy called Courtney Meeks, 24, the 'quintessential Good Samaritan.' Prosecutor Worthy called Courtney Meeks, 24, the 'quintessential Good Samaritan.'
(WJBK) -

For the first time, the faces of all three men connected to the murder of a CVS security guard are revealed.

Jeremy Jackson, Ronnie Anderson Williams and Jamare Rucker of Detroit all face various charges after the carjacking of three different women and the death of Courtney Meeks.

The trio is alleged to have first stolen a woman's purse and car keys in the 17,000 block of Hartwell on February 26, and prosecutors say when that car didn't start they all left the area and Williams decided to go home.
 
Investigators say Jackson and Rucker then continued on to the CVS store on Schaefer Highway where they tried to carjack two other women. We're told Meeks, who was dressed in his security guard uniform, learned what was going on and rushed to help. The 24-year old, with hopes of becoming a police officer, died from a single gunshot wound to the neck.
 
Investigators say Rucker and Jackson took off from the scene, later abandoning the car and hid out in Williams' home.

In a statement, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy described Meeks as the quintessential Good Samaritan. She says her thoughts and prayers continue to go out to his family. Worthy also says she hopes we can all learn from his example and continue to work hard to help and support those who live, work and play in the city of Detroit.
 
The men return to court on March 13th. A judge denied the bond for Jackson and Rucker. He set Williams' at $250,000. 

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Community comes together to support slain Armada teen's family

    Community comes together to support slain Armada teen's family

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:55:10 GMT
    Nearly a week after 14-year-old April Millsap was found murdered in the small town of Armada, friends, family and even those who didn't know the young girl gather for music in the park - this time hoping for justice.They were there to help raise money to ease the burden on April's heartbroken mother."We're as well as can be expected," said aunt Sarah Lichtenfelt. "They are just grateful for all the prayers and support, that's all we ask is to keep praying for strength."In the middle of it all...
    Nearly a week after 14-year-old April Millsap was found murdered in the small town of Armada, friends, family and even those who didn't know the young girl gather for music in the park - this time hoping for justice.They were there to help raise money to ease the burden on April's heartbroken mother."We're as well as can be expected," said aunt Sarah Lichtenfelt. "They are just grateful for all the prayers and support, that's all we ask is to keep praying for strength."In the middle of it all...
  • Family asks for justice after mother of three found dead next to dumpster

    Family asks for justice after mother of three found dead next to dumpster

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:33:46 GMT
    When 32-year-old Katherine Gibson was a little girl, her loved ones thought, the "life" ahead of her would be long. But it wasn't."Me and my girlfriend dropped her off and she had just told us, she loved us," said Marvin Gibson, her cousin.That would be the last "I love you" that he would hear. because after Gibson's cousin dropped her off at Harper and Conner, near Bronco's Market. The day after, she was found dead. Gibson's lifeless body, discovered by a dumpster, beside the building."Layin...
    When 32-year-old Katherine Gibson was a little girl, her loved ones thought, the "life" ahead of her would be long. But it wasn't."Me and my girlfriend dropped her off and she had just told us, she loved us," said Marvin Gibson, her cousin.That would be the last "I love you" that he would hear. because after Gibson's cousin dropped her off at Harper and Conner, near Bronco's Market. The day after, she was found dead. Gibson's lifeless body, discovered by a dumpster, beside the building."Layin...
  • Detroit councilwoman dodges questions about Facebook photo

    Detroit councilwoman dodges questions about Facebook photo

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:27:05 GMT
    Councilwoman Mary Sheffield posted a photo with controversial figure Rayford Jackson, previously involved in the Monica Conyers scandal. Fox 2's M.L. Elrick wants to know why.
    Councilwoman Mary Sheffield posted a photo with controversial figure Rayford Jackson, previously involved in the Monica Conyers scandal. Fox 2's M.L. Elrick wants to know why.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices