DUI Wolf Pack

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
- Patrol Operations Bureau
- DUI Unit
- Traffic Enforcement

Florida Highway Patrol
Tarpon Springs Police Department
Clearwater Police Department
Largo Police Department
Belleair Police Department
Gulfport Police Department
St. Petersburg Police Department
G4S Prisoner Transportation

Deputies have released the results of the Labor Day Weekend joint DUI Wolf Pack.

Pinellas County deputies along with various other local law enforcement agencies conducted the DUI Wolf Pack from 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2015 until 5:00 a.m. Sunday, September 6, 2015.

Deputies monitored traffic throughout Pinellas County.

In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries and deaths, Pinellas County deputies along with several other law enforcement agencies conducted a DUI Wolf Pack operation in Pinellas County overnight.

The results are as follows:

Criminal Charges:
19 DUI's
6 Misdemeanor Driving while license suspended and/or revoked with knowledge / No valid D/L
4 Possession of a Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)

3 Second Refusal to Submit to Breath Test
1 Felony Battery on LEO
1 Resisting Arrest without Violence
2 Possession of Alcohol under 21
1 Leaving the Scene of Crash with Property Damage
1 Uttering Forged Instrument (Felony)
1 Possession Drug Paraphernalia
1 Expired DL more than 6 month (Criminal)

40 Total Charges

15 Driving while License Suspended and/or Revoked with Knowledge / No Valid D/L
12 Speeding

1 .02 Violation under 21 Years Old (Zero Tolerance)
1 Child Restraint
1 Open Container driver
16 other Non-moving Violations
22 other Moving Violations

68 Total Citations

The operation was part of the Sheriff's Office on-going commitment to reduce deaths, injuries, and property damage associated with traffic crashes related to impaired driving. The goal of a Wolf Pack is to educate drivers and create public awareness about the dangers of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and any chemical or controlled substances.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office will be conducting  DUI Wolf Packs continuously throughout the year.

Posted by Sunday, September 6, 2015 10:06:00 AM Categories: General News

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