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12-163 DUI Checkpoint Results For June 29-30, 2012

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
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Clearwater Police Department

Remove Intoxicated Drivers (RID)

Probation and Parole

In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries and save lives, Pinellas County deputies conducted a DUI checkpoint over the weekend. The checkpoint was conducted in partnership with the Clearwater Police Department. Results are listed below.

The sobriety checkpoint was conducted at Clearwater High School (parking lot) at 540 South Hercules Avenue in Clearwater.

The checkpoint was held from 10:00 p.m. on June 29 through 3:00 a.m. on June 30,2012.

The goal of the sobriety checkpoint was to raise awareness that will help reduce injuries and save lives; as well as enforce the Sheriff’s Office zero-tolerance for drinking and driving/drug consumption and driving.

Checkpoint results are as follows:

31 Subjects Arrested
45 Total Charges

14 DUI (1 Felony)
2 Possession of Alcohol under 21
1 No Valid DL
6 DWLSR with Knowledge (1 Felony)
4 No Valid DL
2 Expired DL more than 6 months
3 Misdemeanor Warrants
2 Possession of Controlled Substance
5 Possession of Marijuana
1 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
2 Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing
2 Felony Violation of Probation
1 Carry Concealed Firearm
1 Marchman Act

17 Vehicles Impounded
35 Citations Issued

Average Intrusion Time 1 minute 47 seconds
1334 Vehicles passed by with 489 Vehicles diverted into the Checkpoint

For additional details see press release #12-159.

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