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Marathon Investigation

at Jackson Home

3/3/2010 8:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services conducted a marathon investigation yesterday at the Jackson family compound in Encino -- trying to figure out what exactly happened with a stun gun on the property.

Marathon Investigation at Jackson Home
DCFS social workers arrived at 4 PM yesterday and left at around 10:30 PM -- 6 1/2 hours later.

As we first reported, DCFS showed up the night before after receiving a tip that Jermaine Jackson's 13-year-old son, Jaafar, was playing with a stun gun on the second floor of the residence.

Sources tell us the social workers are interviewing all of the children in the house -- including Michael Jackson's 3 kids -- along with other family members and staff. We're told DCFS is taking the investigation very seriously and the plan yesterday was to come back today as well.

Sources say some of the individual interviews have taken a long time and there is a lot of tension on the property.

We've learned there's a conflict among people who live and work at the property. We know some members of the staff will tell DCFS that the stun gun was there for several days, before a member of security went upstairs and allegedly found Jaafar and other kids playing with the gun and pointing it at Michael's sons Blanket and Prince.

 Michael Jackson and kidsKatherine Jackson's lawyer, Adam Streisand, insists Blanket and Prince were never in the room with the gun and that Jaafar was playing with the gun for a few minutes -- not days -- before it was confiscated.

Some members of the staff will tell DCFS there is a second stun gun on the property. Streisand says that is absolutely not true.

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121.

shirliana    

WHAT NOW?????????? WHY IS JERMAINE SON DOING WITH A STUN GUN AROUND MICHAEL'S KIDS?????????????

NOW MICHAEL'S KIDS ARE BEEN QUESTIONED - AND THEY SURE DO NOT NEED THAT AT ALL AND CATHERINE AS WELL. CATHERINE IS EXTREMELY GOOD TO ALL HER KIDS AND MICHAEL'S KIDS. IT IS NOT MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NUMBER 11 - I TOTALLY AGREE WITH YOU HAVING MICHAEL'S KIDS HAVING A BODYGUARD WITH THEM 24/7. THEY DO NOT NEED THIS COMMOTION AT ALL.

HOPING THE BEST FOR THEM AND JERMAINE - TALK TO YOUR 13 YEAR OLD CHILD.

1641 days ago
122.

danica    

TMZ loves to create stories. Who cares about this TMZ over-exaggerated family matter?

I loved how TMZ has kept it at the top since early this morning trying to get enough hits to put in under Most Viewed. Talk about manipulation! None of their stories on this has hit high numbers so now they have to appease their bosses by manipulating comment. What a joke.

No one the legitimate media is laughing at TMZ's reporting on this.

1641 days ago
123.

MJFAN    

129. I just pray that those kids dont change from how MJ taught them cuz of those messed up kids that are up to no good..I know he wouldnt have approved of this...sad that he cant be there for them..truly sad for anyone to lose their parents that young...

Posted at 11:37AM on Mar 3rd 2010 by MJFAN

This is so true. Michael was about L.O.V.E. as Prince said at the Grammys. It seems like Michael did an amazing job with his children. He dedicated so much time to raise them properly. I just wanted to post this again, because its so important.





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Posted at 11:48AM on Mar 3rd 2010 by Jordan


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it really is so important! i just pray and hope they keep what their dad taught them! L.O.V.E

1641 days ago
124.

don't trust 'em    

You are right, it's just merely a media hype, an over-exergerration from the Media.
The Jacksons knows the Truth and everyone else twist it however they want it including DCFS, because it's all about the money.

Final point: Jaafar was playing foolishly with the taser gun in the bathroom lighting up a toilet paper to see what's it's like. Every Teens does these stupid things once in their life, including every one of yous, you had to do something stupid once in your life and learn from these mistakes so it does not get repeated.

1641 days ago
125.

raggmopp28    

DNA is needed. DNA would prove who the parents are and the REAL parents of these kids needs to come and get them! They are not and NEVER WERE THE CHILDREN OF MICHAEL JACKSON, HE IS BLACK AND THEY ARE WHITE. $perm donor children still have real parents somewhere. Is Debbie Rowe the mother of the 2 older one$ ? DNA would prove that. Or was she implanted with the egg$ of another woman and $he was just a WOMB FOR RENT and that is why $he doesnt care about them. If they are the $perm donor kid$ of Miko Brando, and they look like him or hi$ father Marlon Brando, then DNA would prove thi$. MIKO BRANDO GOT GET YOUR KID$

1641 days ago
126.

Andie    

The Jackson family including Katherine is lying because there is a lot at stake - if MJ's kids get moved, there goes the gravy train. And actually, Michael's kids shouldn't have to move since they own Hayvenhurst, let Jermaine foot the bill elsewhere for his own kids now that he has a job on a reality show. Where the heck is the Guardian ad litem for MJ's 3, there needs to be an intervention or extraction of Jermaine's spawn from that house.

1641 days ago
127.

Lisa    

How can Katherine's lawyer insist Blanket and Prince were never in the room with the gun and that Jaafar was playing with the gun for a few minutes -- not days -- before it was confiscated.
She doesn't know what's going on 24/7. There's over a dozen people in that house. I'm sure she isn't going up the steps to the second floor 20 times a day. Also, why would security lie saying what they saw?


1641 days ago
128.

don't trust 'em    

MJ3 Kids would never call DCFS on their own Family. MJ taught them better, even protected them to death. MJ did everything to protect his 3 kids, even covered them faces. I know that the Kids would never call DCFS on their own family just to stir the pot. It does not make sense. MJ taught them better than that.

I think it's outside the Family who called in DCFS, some one that has a grudge or has eyes on the money, or has a vexation against the Jacksons Family. Could very well be one of the Employees that called it in. The Jacksons Family would NEVER call DCFS because look at their past history with Joe Jackson, they have avoided DCFS for years and years. right?

It could very well be the Nanny. It could be one of the Guards. or the Ex Wife of Jaafar? One of those threes who called DCFS. they only have one goal:

MONEY!!!

but they failed to know the whole story, the whole truth, that's why Katherine's lawyer set you straight about Jaafar playing around with the taser gun in the bathroom, that is some one who called did NOT know about that! LOL
It's all about LOGIC!

1641 days ago
129.

Mariah    

We are NEVER going to know the full story. Let's all just be thankful that Child Services is aware of the event and is investigating and now will be tipped off to potential weird rumblings at the estate. At least it is on record and the family is on notice. That is more than a lot of possibly endangered children get. Usually they languish for years in the system or their abuse is never found out.

1641 days ago
130.

don't trust 'em    

The Investigation from DCFS, by their standards can last up to 30 days to 90 Days, they can investigate all the time they want. they can meddle in Jacksons lives up to a year (Family Service Plan). That's their standard. if Katherine does not sign, and her Lawyer makes the agreement with DCFS that it does not happen again. If Katherine signs the paper, she is screwed because DCFS can monitor them up to one year. until the Family service Plan expires.

damned if you do, damned if you don't....

1641 days ago
131.

wish mj was here    

my heart aches everyday for michael and those kids.some people believe hes alive if so come get the kids move to another country and live you life to the fulliset.nevermind ever coming back to the us cuz this country has caused michael and his family nothing but heartaches and pains.michael was to good for the us we didnt deserve him.the us only wanted michael for the money the hell with his heart of gold.he was good to this country as he was to other countries.i love and miss ya michael please come back to us.

1641 days ago
132.

bunny93    

It's just child's play. They are kids they are going to do things they have no intention of doing.Im just relieved no one got hurt but someone needs to keep a close eye on those children.

1641 days ago
133.

bunny93    

Kids will be kids but someone should have been lookin after those kids

1641 days ago
134.

anna    

I don't know what to believe now, I just feel so sick those kids had to deal with. They used to be protected and living in a loving environment with their father. They may not exposed to the public or hang around with their cousin often when their father was alive but i'm sure they are happy and well protected. My heart is aching for them. None of this will happen if Michael still alive... I just hope people will leave Michael's kids and their poor grandma alone. Let Michael rest in peace and his children live in peace.

1641 days ago
135.

Missy    

What Jaafer did was stupid,and he should be punished! The J3 are MJs bloodline,the J3 own that house,and they won't be removed from the home. I think Jermaine's children should go live with him,he needs to step-up and be a dad. TMZ has blown this up bigger than what it really is just like they always do! This should have been a private family matter,but because the name Jackson is involved it gets blown out of proportion! TMZ leave the Jackson family alone!

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