Tyson Foods heir John Tyson was arrested on rap DWI in latest altercation with cops after passing out in a stranger’s bed

John R. was arrested. Tyson, the embattled chief financial officer of Tyson Foods, was charged Thursday with drunken driving and suspended by the company — the latest in a series of legal troubles for the scion of the meat processing company.

Tyson — who caused a scandal in 2022 after being found half-naked in a college-age woman’s home and passed out in a stranger’s bed — was arrested at 1:32 a.m. local time in Washington County, Arkansas, according to his arrest warrant. register

The 34-year-old was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and making an improper turn, the report said. Tyson was released about nine hours after his latest arrest and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.

John Tyson is scheduled to appear in court on Friday. Washington County Sheriff

“We are aware that John Randall Tyson, CFO of Tyson Foods, has been arrested for an alleged DWI,” Tyson Foods said in a statement.

“Tyson Foods has suspended Mr. Tyson from his duties effective immediately and has appointed Curt Callaway as interim CFO.”

A fourth-generation member of the Tyson family, Tyson took over the CFO role in late 2022. He was widely viewed as a potential successor to the roles of chairman and CEO, previously held by his grandfather and father.

Tyson is a former investment banker at JP Morgan and holds degrees from Harvard and Stanford universities.

In November 2022, Tyson was arrested on charges of public intoxication and trespassing after a bizarre incident in which he entered a college-age woman’s home.

The woman called police to report a possible burglary after she discovered “a man she did not know sleeping in her bed,” according to a police report at the time.

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John Tyson was previously arrested in November 2022 after sleeping in a stranger’s bed. Washington County Sheriff

Local officers detected the odor of intoxicants on Tyson’s breath and described his movements as “slow and uncoordinated.” The entire incident was captured on police body camera footage, which was published by TMZ and other sites.

Tyson later pleaded guilty to the charges and agreed to pay a fine of $150 on each count, plus a total fee of $440.

At the time, Tyson also apologized to shareholders for his actions and said he would seek counseling for alcohol abuse.

Tyson had apologized for his arrest in November 2022 and pledged to seek treatment. Motherboard / YouTube

“I made a terrible mistake, and it made me think deeply about the impact my actions could have on others,” Tyson said at the time.

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