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Jaco nearly hits deputy, gets probation
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Probation was granted to a woman accused of nearly running over deputies after they arrived at her home to check on her well-being.The woman, Amanda L. Jaco, entered a guilty plea before General Sessions Judge Larry Ross to the single charge of resisting arrest. She was placed on probation for six months and must perform 16 hours public service work. She is to continue her medical treatment as part of her probation.She had faced multiple counts including attempted escape and aggravated assault for the incidents that happened outside her Viola Road home after deputies were called there to conduct a check on her welfare at the request of family.According to deputy Paul Rudicel, things soon began escalating as lawmen were there talking to the woman.“She was becoming increasingly aggressive and confrontational,” Rudicel said in his arrest warrant against Jaco.