Where Is Jacob Blake Sr Akron Oh Now? Bianca Austin Case Brought Up

Jacob Blake Sr ( Source : Timesofisrael )

Many of the protestors have been raging against the Police department as African-American fatalities have increased. The family members of some former victims have been frequently demanding justice with all their might.

A police bullet recently killed Jayland Walker, another young Black man. There have been demonstrations in Akron for his justice. Jacob Blake Sr. and Breonna Taylor, relatives of past fatalities, have been detained during the huge demonstration. Who are they?

Who Is Jacob Blake Sr From Akron?

Jacob Blake Sr is the father of deceased Jacob S. Blake, who died in Kenosha, Wisconsin two years ago. 

The shooting of Jacob S. Blake, a 29-year-old Afro-American took place on August 20, 2020. The case is still very hot after two years.

Jacob Blake Sr. and his wife Julia Jackson arrive with family members for an interview on August 25, 2020.
Jacob Blake Sr. and his wife Julia Jackson arrive with family members for an interview on August 25, 2020. ( Source : Insider )

Blake was shot by officer Rusten Sheskey in Kenosha. Blake was killed because he was holding a knife and Sheskey fired in his self-defense. He was killed after being shot with four bullets in his back. The Police record shows that Blake had a warrant on his name. He was accused of third-degree sexual assault in May of 2020. 

Who Is Bianca Austin, Breonna Taylor's Aunt?

Bianca Austin is the aunt of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Afro-American lady killed in Louisville, Kentucky.

On March 13, 2020, Taylor was shot by seven police officers after denying entry into her apartment. She was suspected of drug dealing.

Taylor was fatally shot after her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, had thought the police were intruders. Ultimately, the officers had to show 32 bullets, one of which killed Taylor, who was behind Walker. 

Bianca Austin, aunt of slain EMT Breonna Taylor.
Bianca Austin, aunt of slain EMT Breonna Taylor. ( Source : Courier-Journal )

Since the death of her niece, Bianca Austin was desperate for justice. She also attended Joe Biden’s inauguration in Washington, D.C last year. Moreover, Austin has criticized the lawyer common's determination to not reveal legal expenses in opposition to the officers. 

Jacob Blake Sr And Bianca Austin Are Arrested In Ohio

On July 7, 2022, police detained Breonna Taylor's aunt Bianca Austin and Jacob Blake Sr. They were arrested after protesting against the police in Akron, Ohio, for the police killing of Jayland Walker

Walker is another Black man who was shot 60 times by the police on June 27, 2022. He was slain after a car chase and an attempted traffic stop. Since, then a mass protest is being held in Akron, Ohio, for his justice.

The Police have released footage of the shooting, fueling more outrage from the protestors. The mass gathered on Wednesday after Mayor Dan Horrigan had lifted the curfew. Several people were taken into custody including Bianca Austin and Jacob Blake Sr.

Where Is Jacob Blake Sr Now?

Jacob Blake Sr has been taken into custody for mass protesting on Wednesday, July 7, 2022.

A Twitter video posted by @FamilysSoupTV shows him being restrained by the police. Alongside, Bianca Austin is also being manhandled. According to another tweet from the user, Austin and activist Cortez Rice were later detained "when they tried to speak to the press about what transpired."

Regarding Jacob Blake Sr., he runs Jake's Journeyman Floor Care, a commercial flooring company with customers all across the country.