Below are the results of last night’s DUI Checkpoint:
- 20 Subjects Arrested
- 24 Charges
- 2 DUI
- 3 No Valid DL
- 7 DWLSR
- 5 Possession of Marijuana
- 1 Felony VOP
- 2 Possession of Controlled Substance
- 1 Disorderly Intoxication
- 2 Possession of Cocaine
- 13 Vehicles Impounded
- 20 Citations Issued
Average Intrusion Time 1 minute 39 seconds
***Original release below***
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
RID (Remove Intoxicated Drivers)
What: In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries, law enforcement will conduct another sobriety checkpoint this Friday.
Where: 6225 Ulmerton Road (National Aviation Academy) Clearwater, FL.
When: Friday October 19th, 2012 from 10:00 p.m. to Saturday October 20th, 2012 at 3:00 a.m.
In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries, deputies will continue to conduct sobriety checkpoints in Pinellas County. The sobriety checkpoints will be conducted once a month at various locations throughout the county.
Pinellas County Deputies will conduct a DUI Checkpoint this Friday, October 19th, 2012 starting at 10:00 p.m. They will be located at 6225 Ulmerton Road (National Aviation Academy), Clearwater, FL. 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.
Along with impaired drivers, deputies will be looking for driver license, registration, insurance, and equipment violations.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Mobile Command Bus will be used for breath testing and the processing of arrested individuals.
For more information about the sobriety checkpoints, contact Captain Paul Halle of the Special Operations Division at 727-582-6200 or the Sheriff’s Public Information Office at 582-6221.