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Tyson Foods CFO Arrested After Authorities Say He Fell Asleep in Wrong House


John R. Tyson, great-grandson of firm’s founder, arrested over the weekend, local law-enforcement officials say

John R. Tyson was promoted to chief financial officer for the $24 billion meat company in September. Photo: Taylor Glascock for The Wall Street Journal

John R. Tyson, Tyson Foods Inc.’s chief financial officer and son of the meat giant’s chairman, was arrested over the weekend after authorities said he fell asleep in the wrong house.

Mr. Tyson, 32 years old, was found asleep in a woman’s bed at her home in Fayetteville, Ark., on Sunday morning, according to a preliminary arrest report filed by the Fayetteville Police Department. He was arrested for criminal trespass and public intoxication, according to the report, and booked at the Washington County Detention Center. He was released Sunday evening.

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