Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol Operations Bureau
-Prisoner Transport Unit
-Traffic Crash Investigators
-Community Policing Unit
-Sheriff’s Citizen Patrol
-Explorer Post 900
-Support Services Bureau
Probation and Parole
Clearwater Police Department
What: In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries, law enforcement will conduct another sobriety checkpoint this Friday.
Where: Clearwater High School, 540 S. Hercules Ave. Clearwater, FL
When: Friday, June 29th 2012 from 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries, deputies will conduct sobriety checkpoints in Pinellas County. The sobriety checkpoints will continue to be conducted once a month at various locations throughout the county.
Pinellas County deputies will conduct a DUI Checkpoint this Friday, June 29th 2012 starting at 10:00 p.m. They will be located at Clearwater High School (540 S. Hercules Avenue). At the checkpoint, Patrol, Community Policing, K-9 and Narcotics deputies will be on the lookout for alcohol and drug impaired drivers. Members of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Crash Investigations Unit, the Sheriff’s Citizen Patrol and Explorer Post 900 will assist with non-enforcement related tasks. The Clearwater Police Department will also assist.
Along with impaired drivers, deputies and officers will be looking for driver license, registration, insurance, and equipment violations.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Mobile Command Bus and the Clearwater Police Department’s Command Bus will be used for breath testing and the processing of arrested individuals.
This Friday’s checkpoint is dedicated to Harold Davis and Jason Hennis. Both were killed due to the actions of an impaired driver on August 19th, 2008. The crash was investigated by the Clearwater police Department.
For more information about the sobriety checkpoints, contact Captain Teri Dioquino of the Special Operations Division at 727-582-6200 or the Sheriff’s Public Information Office at 582-6221.