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Burgaw man arrested for his part in riot

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Marquis Dashaun Jackson was charged with Misdemeanor Inciting to Riot. (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office) Marquis Dashaun Jackson was charged with Misdemeanor Inciting to Riot. (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office)

BURGAW, NC (WECT) – A Burgaw man was arrested Monday in connection to a riot that happened earlier that day.

Marquis Dashaun Jackson was charged with Misdemeanor Inciting to Riot. The situation started when officers responded to a disturbance Sunday afternoon. Burgaw Police said they were met by a crowd who became aggressive and threw rocks at them.

Jackson was also close friends with Raequan Rouse who was murdered Sunday evening. Jackson said the Rouse belonged to a Wilmington Blood gang and was killed by members of a rival gang.

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