Jesse Mae Pollard, a longtime teacher and mother of University of Alabama basketball player Devonta Pollard, appeared before a U.S. District Court judge today after she was charged in the kidnapping of a six-year-old girl in Kemper County, Miss.
An Amber alert was issued Wednesday for Jashayla Hopson,
who was taken from her school in Scooba, Miss., Tuesday afternoon, and
was canceled after Hopson was found Wednesday afternoon near Enterprise,
Miss., around 2 p.m.
Jesse Mae Brown Pollard, 54, of Northport appeared before U.S.
Magistrate Judge Keith Ball in Jackson, Miss., today. The court ruled to
detain Pollard pending action by a federal grand jury based on probable
In the criminal complaint filed today, an FBI agent in the Jackson,
Miss., office, presented an affidavit with a timeline of the
investigation. In it, he writes that investigators talked to Pollard
about a "dispute" she had with Hopson's mother.
Okay... now this makes me wonder if Pollard is gonna want to stick around with this going on.