Man Charged With Murder Arrested For Selling Fake Willie Nelson Tickets

A man charged with slaying a woman in Illinois was reportedly caught selling fake stubs to see Willie Nelson in Iowa via Craigslist.

Chris Potter
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The individual in question, Natrell Jackson, was collared by officers April 12 after a sting by police who got a report of someone selling fake tickets to see Willie Nelson at Five Flags Center in Dubuque, Iowa, on April 14, and saw his ad on Craigslist, according to the Telegraph-Herald. Undercover officers arranged to meet Jackson through the ad and got him to give them phony stubs.

The original complaint came from an individual claiming he bought four floor tickets at $500 apiece.

Jackson was also reportedly wanted for the slaying of 30-year-old Shari Graham in Chicago in a gang-related shooting in February 2016. Jackson failed to attend a hearing related to the case in February, according to the Telegraph-Herald.

His bail has reportedly been set at $10,000, with two counts of forgery, two counts of fourth-degree theft and two counts of interference with official acts causing injury, in Iowa and eigh counts of first-degree murder, two counts of felony attempted first -degree murder and four counts of felony aggravated discharge of a firearm, according to the Telegraph Herald.