Trooper Joe Cole checks for intoxication on 28 year old Tera L. Jackson of Huntsville.
Speeding Intoxicated Driver Arrested, LIVINGSTON, March 14, 2011 - At approximately 11:30 pm on March 13, 2011, a report came in to the Polk County Sheriff's Office about a reckless driver on US-190 out of Onalaska, east-bound. According to the callers the driver of a red truck was weaving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed. Trooper Joe Cole with the Texas Highway Patrol was dispatched. Trooper Cole caught up with the truck a couple of miles from Livingston. The truck reportedly reached speeds of nearly 100 miles per hour. Cole managed to get the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 to stop on 190 near FM-350. The driver of the truck was Tera Lorraine Jackson, 28, of Huntsville. According to Cole, Jackson had a heavy smell of alcohol. Cole administered a field sobriety test and placed Jackson under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Jackson was very argumentative with Cole and refused to cooperate with his lawful orders. Deputy Dustin Lowery with the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrived and helped detain the contrary Tera Jackson. Jackson was booked into Polk County Jail. Her vehicle was recovered by Fawbush Wrecker Service and will be stored in Goodrich. The scene was cleared by 12:40 am.
Tera Jackson attempts field sobriety test and argues.
Jackson reportedly was driving nearly 100 miles per hour and was weaving in and out of traffic.
When Trooper Cole told Jackson she was unde arrest for DWI, she began to cry and then refused his lawful order...
She ran away to the other side of her truck refusing to obey...
Cole managed to corral Jackson and get her cuffed as she continued to argue.
Dustin Lowery buckles Jackson in as she continues to argue stating that she has rights and she'll get her parents involved and she'll get a lawyer.
During the inventory of the vehicle a case of cold Budweiser Long Necks were found with bottles missing.
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