Sanborn Man Faces Felony OWI Charge After Sheldon PD Arrest

Sheldon, Iowa — A Sanborn man has been arrested on felony OWI charges in Sheldon.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the O’Brien County Clerk of Court’s Office by the Sheldon Police Department, 35-year-old Terrance Jackson of Sanborn is accused of driving drunk. He was arrested on Saturday.

In his statement, the officer says Jackson was stopped after crossing into the opposing lane multiple times. He says Jackson had bloodshot watery eyes, slurred speech, impaired balance, and failed field sobriety testing. He says he also admitted to drinking and tested over the legal limit.

Jackson was charged with operating while intoxicated, third or subsequent offense, a class D felony. If convicted, Jackson could face up to five years in prison. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of driving while barred as a habitual offender.

He faces a preliminary hearing on the charges on Tuesday, December 12th.

At last report, Jackson remained in the O’Brien County Jail in Primghar.



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