DUI Arrest

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Patrol Operations Bureau

Deputy Kim Kilian
Age: 37
Hire Date: 07/07/2014

Michael Walter Brooks (Arrested)
DOB: 11/29/1969
Address: 4619 67th Avenue North, Pinellas Park
Arrested for DUI; Possession of Marijuana and Paraphernalia

A deputy assigned to North District has arrested a suspect for DUI after the suspect was seen by the deputy driving on the wrong side of the road. The deputy herself had to swerve to avoid a crash with the vehicle.

The incident occurred during the morning hours of Saturday, November 8, 2014.

The incident occurred on McMullen Booth Road, just north of Drew Street.

According to investigators, Deputy Kim Kilian was southbound on McMullen Booth Road approaching Drew Street when she observed a 1997 Ford vehicle eastbound on Drew Street at the traffic light.  Deputies say the vehicle, driven by  44-year-old Michael Walter Brooks, then turned north onto McMullen Booth Road in the southbound lanes.

As a result of the actions of Brooks, Deputy Kilian had to swerve to avoid the vehicle as the vehicle proceeded north in the southbound lanes. Deputy Kilian did a u-turn and was able to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle at McMullen Booth Road and State Road 590.

Brooks had a BAC of .149. Brooks was arrested for DUI, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. He was transported to the Pinellas County Jail without further incident

Deputies say several other southbound vehicles had to swerve out of the way to avoid a crash with the vehicle.

No injuries were reported.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Saturday, November 8, 2014 6:35:00 PM Categories: General News

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