DWI Arrest for Fayetteville Woman is Her Third This Summer

FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KNWA) - A local woman who served time for hitting and killing a construction worker while driving drunk back in 2011, has been arrested for the third time this summer on DWI charges. 

Jo Jackson, 53, was picked up on Sunday afternoon. 

According to a Fayetteville Police report, she was stopped in the 700 block of Missouri Way around 3:30 p.m., after police received complaints about a disoriented driver. 

The officer who stopped Jackson said he could smell intoxicants coming from inside her vehicle. Police say Jackson did not have her driver's license and the officer reported her speech was slurred and slow. 

After a field sobriety test, Jackson was arrested for DWI and taken to the Washington County Detention Center. 

Police say her intox test showed a blood alcohol level of .21, nearly three times the legal limit.

Officers reportedly found a small bottle of wine in the center console of the woman's vehicle. 

In addition to DWI, Jackson has been charged with reckless driving, expired vehicle license, no proof of insurance, driving on a suspended license for a previous DWI, and no driver's license. 

Jackson had been arrested for DWI on Aug. 8 after hitting several poles in a Walmart parking lot. 

In her DWI arrest in June, Jackson was picked up on a Sonic parking lot and police said she was not wearing pants or underwear but had a blanket wrapped around her waist. 

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