Judge Donald Jackson, who was scheduled to resign from Harris County Criminal Court on Thursday, has suffered a heart attack, FOX 26 News has learned.
Court coordinator Carol Cummins told FOX 26 on Wednesday that Jackson suffered the heart attack on Tuesday and has been hospitalized.
Jackson was convicted of oppression against Arianna Venegas and refused to issue an apology to her. Venegas claimed that Jackson made unwanted sexual advances toward her.
After he was found guilty of oppression on Dec. 21, Jackson was sentenced to two years probation, 30 days in Harris County jail, a $4,000 fine and community service.
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