Motorcycle Enforcement

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

Florida Highway Patrol
- Aviation Unit
Clearwater Police Department
Tarpon Springs Police Department
Kenneth City Police Department

Deputies, local police agencies, and FHP conduct traffic initiative in an effort to reduce the number of motorcyclists and motorists operating motor vehicles recklessly in Pinellas County.

The operation began at 5 p.m. on October 23, 2019, and continued until 3:00 a.m. on October 24, 2019.

The initiative was conducted north of 49th Street N & US Highway 19 N, in Pinellas County. 

Pinellas County deputies in conjunction with the Florida Highway Patrol, Clearwater Police Department, Tarpon Springs Police Department, and the Kenneth City Police Department conducted a motorcycle enforcement traffic initiative.

The initiative began at 5 p.m. on October 23, 2019, and continued until 3:00 a.m. on October 24, 2019.

The goal of the initiative was to observe and apprehend anyone operating a motor vehicle aggressively or in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of others.

The following are the results from the initiative (the results reflect motorcycle violations and automobile violations).

Criminal Charges:

1 Refusal to Submit to Testing
6 Drug Violations
1 Unregistered Motor Vehicle
2 Fleeing and Eluding
5 Reckless Driving
2 Racing/Reckless Driving
1 Felon in Possession of a Firearm
1 Grand Theft Auto
3 Resist an Officer without Violence
1 Violation of Probation (Felony)
1 Violation of Business Purpose Only License Restriction

35 - Total Criminal Charges


6 DWLSR (Criminal)
3 DWLSR (Non-Criminal)
3 Violation of License Restrictions (Non-criminal)
8 Speeding
4 Careless Driving
3 Reckless Driving
2 D/L Restriction
14 Other Moving Violation
3 Other Non-Moving Violations

46 - Total Citations

49 - Total Warnings

Posted by Thursday, October 24, 2019 12:16:00 PM Categories: General News

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