Woman arrested twice Thursday

A Dubach woman was arrested twice in the span of less than four hours Thursday after calls that she was acting erratically.

At about 1:45 p.m. Lincoln Parish Deputy Jody Hoenke responded to Magnolia Corners Store on Hwy 563 in Simsboro regarding a woman without any pants walking around the parking lot cursing loudly.

Responding deputies approached her and found the woman rambling and difficult to understand. They could not make sense of what she was saying. The owner of the store said a car dropped off Martha A. Jackson, 33, and that she was walking around the parking lot without any pants. The owner said they got her to put on some pants and had to restrain her from going into the store’s kitchen.

Jackson was arrested for disturbing the peace and booked at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.

A few hours later, the Sheriff’s Department received another call regarding a woman in the roadway on Louisiana Highway 33 near Haddox Road stripping off her clothes. 

Deputy D. Johnston responded and found Jackson in the middle of Haddox Road. Johnston saw Jackson intentionally expose herself to passing traffic. When asked why she was in the road stripping off her clothes, Jackson reportedly said she was hot and thirsty. She was placed in the rear level patrol car and began kicking the protective cage attempting to break the windows. Ruston Ambulance Service responded to the scene, evaluated Jackson, and cleared her to be taken to the detention center. 

While speaking with deputies, Jackson stated she was going to have her people to kill their people, referring to the deputies’ families. Martha told Deputy Johnston she was going to shoot him and the next time she went to jail it would be for murder.

Jackson was taken to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center and booked for obstruction obstructing a public passage, obscenity, and public intimidation. 

Bail was set at $5,000.

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