Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
Special Operations Division
-Patrol Deputies (North and South County)
-Prisoner Transport Unit
-Traffic Crash Investigators
- Community Policing Unit
- K-9 Unit
- Explorer Post 900
Investigative Operations Bureau
Support Services Bureau
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. Results are listed below.
The sobriety checkpoint was conducted at 3655 Tampa Road in Oldsmar (Lockheed Martin).
The checkpoint was held from 10:00 p.m. on September 28 through 3:00 a.m. on September 29,2012.
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:
10 Subjects Arrested
2 No Valid DL
1 Possession of Paraphernalia
2 Possession of Marijuana
1 Unlawful Possession of Firearm
1 Trafficking in Hydromorphone
1 Possession of Suboxone
1 Failure to Obey Lawful Command
11 Vehicles Impounded
2042 vehicles passed by with 483 vehicles diverted
Average Intrusion Time 1 minute 39 seconds
For additional details see press release #12-220.