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 26996 US19 North in Clearwater (K-Mart parking lot).
The checkpoint was held from 10:00 p.m. on November 16 through 3:00 a.m. on November 17, 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:
1 Subject Arrested
1 No Valid DL
2 Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana
1 Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Sell
Average Intrusion Time 1 minute 38 seconds
790 vehicles passed with 194 vehicles diverted
For additional details see press release #12-265.