Tyson Foods CFO Arrested, Receives Suspension from Company

John R. Tyson has been suspended from his position as Tyson Foods’ chief financial officer amid new legal troubles for the 34-year-old arising out of a Thursday morning arrest. 

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"We are aware that John Randall Tyson, Chief Financial Officer of Tyson Foods, was arrested for an alleged DWI," Tyson Foods, which was founded by his great-grandfather, said in a statement. "Tyson Foods has suspended Mr. Tyson from his duties effective immediately and named Curt Calaway as interim Chief Financial Officer."

Tyson’s arrest and booking for allegedly driving while intoxicated (DWI) and two other charges occurred in Arkansas on Thursday morning, Washington County Detention Center records showed.

Karen Townsend

Hmm. Not his first rodeo. 

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