Guilty Plea in Raid on Ambulance

Jeff Wiehe, Journal Gazette, January 29, 2013

The shooting had been as brazen as they come in Fort Wayne, with a hail of bullets tearing through a moving ambulance and a car trailing behind.

The admission of guilt, though, was low-key.

When asked what brought him to the nearly empty courtroom Monday, 24-year-old Traneilous L. Jackson, donning an orange jail suit with his wrists cuffed in front of him, leaned into the microphone and simply said:

“I intended to kill Jermaine Loyall, Domonic Loyall, Latasha Loyall and Lashanda Conwell.”

Traneilous Jackson

Traneilous Jackson

As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, Jackson admitted in Allen Superior Court to being one of two shooters who riddled an ambulance and a Chevrolet Impala with bullets Sept. 9.

His target was a man in the ambulance, one who had just been stabbed in a north-side nightclub, as well as that man’s family and friends, Jackson said.

In return for his plea, prosecutors are recommending that Jackson be sentenced to 60 years in prison on a slew of charges, including four counts of attempted murder.


Jackson, described in court documents as a member of the MOB street gang, was set to stand trial next week alongside 23-year-old Dontay D. Martin, also implicated in the shooting.


Jackson and Martin were identified as the shooters of the ambulance within days of the violent episode, which began with a stabbing inside Piere’s nightclub at 5629 St. Joe Road.

Someone stabbed 29-year-old Jermaine Loyall with a broken beer bottle, according to police, and soon afterward medics had loaded him into an ambulance and were taking him to a local hospital.

Loyall’s sisters, Latasha and Domonic Loyall, and his friend Lashanda Conwell, hopped into a black Impala and followed the emergency vehicle.

It’s unclear who stabbed Jermaine Loyall—no one has been charged—but Jackson admitted Monday to having a fight with the group inside Piere’s before the shooting.

While the ambulance and Impala made their way through city streets, a Crown Victoria pulled up alongside them with Jackson in the front passenger seat and Martin in the rear passenger seat, according to court documents.

Soon thereafter, bullets began to pepper the vehicles, with both the ambulance and Impala sustaining 16 to 20 bullet holes each, according to court documents.


Inside the ambulance, paramedic Jeromy Yadon suffered injuries to his left arm when he was struck with bullet fragments, glass and shrapnel. Two other emergency workers in the ambulance were uninjured.

In the Impala, Latasha Loyall was hit 10 times all over her body while Lashanda Conwell was hit once in her forearm, according to court documents. Domonic Loyall was also injured. All three survived.


The driver of the Crown Victoria, 27-year-old Alfonso Chappell, told police that Jackson and others forced him to follow the ambulance. Chappell has not been charged with a crime in the shooting.

Chappell also told detectives that Jackson was seeking revenge on Loyall over the stabbing of his brother “Mel” Jackson, according to court documents.

Along with four counts of attempted murder, Jackson and Martin were also charged with one count of felony battery, one count of carrying a handgun without a license and with a prior felony conviction, two counts of criminal recklessness and one count of criminal gang activity.

As part of Jackson’s plea agreement, prosecutors will drop the carrying a handgun without a license and criminal gang activity charges, according to court documents. Also, charges that he violated his probation stemming from two past felony convictions will also be dismissed, according to the plea agreement.



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  • Blaak Obongo

    “In return for his plea, prosecutors are recommending that Jackson be
    sentenced to 60 years in prison on a slew of charges, including four
    counts of attempted murder.”

    Which means that after living at taxpayer expense for five years, he’ll be out on parole.


    • Michael_C_Scott

      Assuming Jackson actually receives the 60 years at sentencing, he’ll have to serve a minimum of half that (one third is the minimum only for non-violent crimes).

    • StillModerated

      It’s called a catch and release program.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    Those Scandinavian names are incredible!

    • NeanderthalDNA

      And they had just left a classy French night spot – PIERE’S!

      • SintiriNikos

        They probably pronounce it Peereez

        • stewardofthemystery

          More like PIRU…

          • SintiriNikos

            I think I read somewhere that a woman named her kid Jacques but pronounce Jaquiz. She must have liked the look of it but no clue how to pronounce it.

          • Joseph

            As a kid back in St.Louis, I actually knew a black man named Nylon. I subsequently mused as to whether he had siblings…Rayon, Orlon, Banlon.

          • Laurie

            Don’t forget the sister Polly Esther.

          • Good one

    • LMAO!!!!!!

  • JackKrak

    How is it possible that five people with such culturally authentic, self confidence-enhancing names have come to such fates?

  • MekongDelta69

    Did they recommend 60 years? Or 60 months? Or 60 weeks? Or 60 hours? Or 60 minutes? Or 60 seconds? (pick one – any one.)

    A long time ago on here (AmRen), somebody objected to all the wacky names blacks have. A long, back and forth discussion evolved and in the end, most of us chimed in with the opinion, that although they all sound ludicrous and ridiculous, it’s a good thing. Since the MSM almost never gives the race of the perps and very rarely shows a picture, then by reading their names, you KNOW for sure who they are.

    • The__Bobster

      If you watch enough Maury Povich, you’re going to run across an episode in
      which a guest comes on stage whose name is Shaneequa. Or Jamarcus. Or Trevian.
      I’m not even going to ask you what race you think these three people are,
      because we all know what everyone else is thinking, and right here is where some
      people start feeling uncomfortable. With no extra info available, if I ask you
      to tell me what Shaneequa looks like, you know what I expect to hear and I know
      what you’re thinking and you’re afraid to answer. Part of you is. But is it
      racist? You think it is. We’re all terribly afraid that if we even say the name
      “Shaneequa” we’re being racist. But it’s a real name. I saw a girl on the show
      whose name really was Shaneequa. I also saw a woman whose name was Velveeta, but
      we’re not getting into that.

      Read more:

      • Maury Povich is probably made up nonsense:

        The real big problem I have with these shows is that it makes marginal people feel better about themselves simply because they’re one iota better than this (fake pretend) lowest common denominator. If all you ever want to be is just a bit better than the worst people on Earth, that’s all you’ll ever be.

      • Johnny Clay

        I once knew a white girl named Keesha. I’ve also heard of black kids named Syphyllis (sy-phillus), Female (fe-mah-lee), Nosmo King, and Shithead (She-tay-ahd).

        • Michael_C_Scott

          There was a woman here in Colorado Springs with same name as the last of those you just described. It’s pronounced “shith aid” as if it was a variation of Sinead O’Connor’s name. I know this because a friend’s son went to middle school with the unfortunate girl about 15 years ago.

          Nobody could make this stuff up.

          • pcmustgo

            She’taid…. Shi’thead

        • Ed_NY

          They sure are creative.

    • Sloppo

      I think the creative names blacks use are a good thing because you don’t have to see a picture to know what kind of behavior to expect from someone named Traneilous.

      • Ed_NY

        You are so right, it makes it much easier to see the whole picture.

        • pcmustgo

          Also a product of YOUNG parents… young, super-young teen girls are more likely to want such names for kids

    • Michael_C_Scott

      I suspect the judge will go with the 60 year recommendation at sentencing, but the downright peculiar aspect to this is that prosecutors agreed not to violate Jackson’s parole from his earlier felonies. Evidently, it is possible to turn an ambulance into a colander in Indiana and not have this be a parole violation. One wonders what a parolee actually has to do in order to violate.

  • This article and news isn’t quite so fun, without a Shitavious.

    To those of you who are either new here or are low information types, we’re not making up the name Shitavious. From Decatur, Illinois:–year-old-formally-charged-with-murder-in/article_505519d4-daa0-11e0-b101-001cc4c03286.html

    • The__Bobster
      • StillModerated

        embedding disabled.

        • Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.

          My old hand-operated can opener.

          And also…Disqus.

          • Michael_C_Scott

            Disqus seems to be well-behaved lately, but I still haven’t figured out how to post pictures.

    • Katherine McChesney

      My aunt in Las Vegas had a student named LaShitta.

    • brengunn

      Was it on here I read one was called Nadasha, which she spelled N-a. It doesn’t beat Shitavious but it’s pretty dysfunctional all the same.

      • I’m starting to see double apostrophe names here and there, the first was N’D’Mario, here in St. Louis.

        Then there’s this:

        In Latin, “Quo Vadis?” means, “Where are you going?” Well, we know where Quovadus will be going for quite awhile…except this is Illinois, so he might not be there for as long as he needs to.

        • David Ashton

          Don’t forget the Travelling “I walk with Kings!” Celebrity called

      • Ed_NY

        My wife conducted a job interview recently. The prospective employee was named Ladasha, spelled La-a. At first I though my wife was pulling my leg until she showed me La-a’s job application. Sad to say, La-a didn’t get the job.

      • Francis Galton

        Yes, my mother works for the local school system, and she encountered a student a few months ago with the name N-a, pronounced “Nadasha.” Majority-black public schools are worse than you can imagine–even the so-called “better” ones.

        • brengunn

          Majority-black public schools are worse than you can imagine–even the so-called “better” ones.

          When I was in secondary school a guy joined our class, his family had just moved back to Ireland from NYC, he used to tell me about his high school in New York. He described it like a nightmare vision where he was always terrified, beatings were not uncommon and weapons were concealed. According to him some of his class mates were like grown men rather than 16 year olds. He used to talk of running battles between some whites and blacks, in particular he told me of a big dumb white lad who used to get accosted by a group of blacks for sport. Believe me, we were no swots ourselves but we were civilised.

          When he got back to Ireland he had to redo his final two years of school. I don’t know whether that was an acknowledgement of the bad state of his American education or purely for qualification purposes. He never seemed to have the jump on us academically though, for someone two years older.

          • Ed_NY

            I have been there and done that. I definately can relate to and feel for that guy. Integration has set back White opportunity and education.

        • Ed_NY

          I think the – in a black’s name is something fairly new. I never heard of it until recently. With that said, I am starting to see and hear of them quite frequently. They never suprise me with the attention seeking antics they come up with.

    • C_C_Conrad

      Try Shithead, I kid you not. Pronounced Shi – theed.
      Jack’s War

    • Diamond_Lil

      There was a black girl in law school named Uterus. Her mother thought it was a pretty name. She didn’t make it past the first semester.

      • Ed_NY

        After spending a career in the criminal justice system, I have seen a few unusual but legal names; George Washington Bridges, Satisfied Love, Memphis Tennessee, Nassau Coliseum, Everlasting Life, Supreme Knowledge, Prince Of Peace, Free Slave Freeman, General, Mylanta, King, Queen, Prince, Princess and Master just to name a few. And they really want us to take them seriously?

        • Seems such a shame that so much royalty and so many omnipotent and omniscient beings get tricked into long prison bids.

          • Ed_NY

            You would think that Supreme Knowledge would be smart enough to not get himself in trouble in the first place.

        • Michael_C_Scott

          To add to your list in the “Unbelievably Pretentious” category, one of Colorado’s current death row inmates is named “Sir Owens”.

          • Ed_NY

            And when his time comes to walk the green mile, I would say to him “Have a good day, Sir”.

      • Michael_C_Scott

        I’m suprised she wanted to be a lawyer and not say… an obstetrician.

        Sorry; I couldn’t resist.

      • StillModerated

        She was lucky to get past the first trimester.

    • dukem1

      They oughtta let him out, so we could read more about him!

    • Andy

      That made my day. I was wondering why people on here talked about “Shitavious” so much.

    • TheAntidote

      Yes, thanks for bringing Shitavious to the board. A lot of people believe he’s an urban legend. There are also African Americans named Simian, La-a, and Female but in all my research I’ve never found the gal allegedly named Vulva. Vulvina yes, but not Vulva.

      • Devious & Mischievous (twins, those two) and Tylenol also exist in the real world.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Here I’d been assuming it was fictional, like N’DeShawntavious.

  • George

    I can only imagine the amused glee with which the AmRen caption to this article was typed in to the computer. Traneilous vs Jermaine, Domoni, Latasha and Lashanda.

    Spraying gunfire at moving vehicles, especially an ambulance, is NOT a laughing matter. Just the same, well…Traneilous vs Jermaine, Domoni, Latasha and Lashanda. Let’s assume as read the usual ‘blacks are dangerous’. ‘Median IQ of 85’. ‘Unfit for society’. and ‘Why don’t liberal whites see the inherent fallacy of the “All races are equal” belief”.

    Just this once, is it okay to have a chuckle at the situation?

    • Michael_C_Scott

      I have to admit that reading those names had me grinning from ear-to-ear as well.

      Something tells me that the Journal Gazette published Jackson’s photo only because with names like these, there was absolutely no way of pulling the usual lamestream media stunt of hiding the races of violent perps.

  • 48224

    The headline should read……

    “Guilty Plea in Raid on Am-ba-lance”

    • Biff_Maliboo

      Amber Lamps.

    • Michael_C_Scott


  • Diamond_Lil

    Orangello and Clamydia Champagne were not involved at this time. Stay tuned.

  • bigone4u

    At least Hispanics are openly told that speaking English is a good thing, and many of them respond positively. Blacks should be told by their liberal friends that Ebonics first names don’t serve them well as they seek fulfilling careers in nuclear physics and rocket science. Of course, careers in hip hop, sports, government, and fast food may be what is on their minds in picking those names. Bottom line: A black by any other name is still a black, just as a rose by any other name …

  • odious liberal

    Zimbabwe USA.

  • LastBastionOfHope

    Funny that these people only make up 14%, yet you hear about them 95% of the time when violent crimes occur.

    • Non Humans

      I don’t find it funny, I find it very upsetting. Even moreso that the libtards and the MSM attempt to cover it up, and even worse that the government will not address it, let alone do anything effective against them.
      I was a realist before my family was a victim of non-human crime, and it was very much already a decent-sized wedge between me and my ex-wife. Afterwards, when she was still clinging to her deluded libtard beliefs, was when I decided that I could not spend any more of my life with someone so out of touch with a reality as engulfing as it is in A T Hell.
      Since I left her in that sh!tstain of a city, she has been robbed twice (by the you know whats (not whoms- I don’t afford them the grace or benefit of the title human)) and nearly had her truck stolen. When she called me crying after it happened, I had no sympathy for her, at all. I tried til the bitter end to help her see the light, but she only ever called me the “R” word when we would discuss the issue that was a persistent danger to us there. As with all libtards, she could not adequately prove a foundation for her stance/opinions, nor disprove what I was asserting, so out came the name-calling.
      She discovered very quickly how difficult it is to stygmatize me or my beliefs. I very much believe that libtardism is a subcoscious brainwash engineered by the global elites. I feel that it has an extremely profound effect on some more than others, as with nearly all things. It presents as a disease of opinion, as it is designed to do. Dangerous it is to buy into something so blindly.

      • Ed_NY

        My 22 year old son has the same beliefs as your ex. I hate to say it but I think my son will have to get victimized to finally understand. He travelled to NYC a few months ago with his fiancee’. They were walking around questionable neighborhoods, sightseeing. They both have victim written all over but they got lucky this time. They wont always be so lucky.

        • Non Humans

          The saddest part is that usually those who cling strongly to such a poisoned belief system have to be victimized twice before it even begins to sink in, and even then it is sometimes a slow process.

          Hopefully they won’t have to learn the hard way. Sometimes a job with the right exposure to the animals will make certain people see the light. Also, I read somewhere that as most people age, their sociopolitical beliefs naturally drift from left to right. Hopefully he will come around.

      • Katherine McChesney

        Therefore, we can be assured that being with liberals can endanger your life with blacks around.
        I remember when I was young I was a race realist because of my experience. Slowly, people shamed me for my views after their mind control was complete. I eventually tried to see blacks as equals, but while working for a black corporation I realized I had been conned into sacrificing my safety and sanity by mixing with blacks on a daily level. Their hatred was palpable, their racism overt. Eventually, after someone stole from me, I packed up my office and left. The corporation shut down in months from theft and misuse of Federal Grant money.

    • [Guest]

      >>>Funny that these people only make up 14%, yet you hear about them 95% of the time when violent crimes occur.

      Funny that they lead the nation in social pathologies and yet approximately 100 percent of the time they are portrayed in popular culture as the most honorable, trustworthy, and wise people ever to have existed on planet Earth.

      I can go out to the mailbox and get a newspaper informing me of the latest acts of savagery committed by Traneilous, Lashanda, and Shitavious and at the same time get an armful of advertisements and catalogues that portray bright, shining “African-Americans” who’re living the good life of upper-middle-class suburbanites. The males wear three-piece suits, carry briefcases, and stand around corporate conference tables lecturing white underlings about business strategy. The females wear June Cleaver dresses and designer sweaters and bake cookies all day. The offspring are like Norman Rockwell children in blackface.

      Add to these scenes a befuddled, overweight, balding white man who’s the object of scorn, and the picture is complete.

  • Mark

    What a face!!! IQ in the mid 120’s, no doubt. Potential of being the next CEO of a major corporation. Where did we go wrong?

    If we had only spent more money on this “child’s” education.

    • “Where did we go wrong?”

      The latest theory is that we suspended him from school too often, and therefore put him on the school-to-prison pipeline.

      Yes, I know. NAACP logic…very alternative, and none too Aristotelian.

  • Another Limey

    Do you think any, shall we say, pattern, ever occurs to the journos who write these reports? Do they have to self censor with an iron will to avoid career suicide? Or is the conditioning/delusion/insanity/whatever so strong that they don’t need to?

  • Joseph

    How many more future Nobel Laureates will we lose to white privilege? Had he been white he would never have been arrested.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Had he been white, Jackson would not have shot the bejesus out of an ambulance.