By NAN Staff Writer
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: A 43-year-old Caribbean national is on the FBI’s Most Wanted List, wanted for violent crimes.
Richard Jackson also known as Kofi Touissaint, Koj Edward Touissaint, Koof Touissaint, Koof Toussaint and Kofi Toussaint was born in Trinidad and Tobago. He is wanted for his alleged involvement in the armed robbery of a restaurant in Woodbridge, New Jersey.
On March 17, 2009,Jackson and others allegedly entered the establishment and, at gunpoint, tied up three individuals and robbed the establishment of a large sum of money.
On August 6, 2012, a federal arrest warrant was issued for Jackson in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, after he was charged with Hobbs Act Armed Robbery and Use of a Firearm.
Jackson speaks with a Trinidad and Tobago accent and should be considered armed and dangerous. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Edwards.
If you have any information concerning this case, contact the local authorities in Trinidad at 800-8477, the local FBI office, or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.