Major Accident Investigation Team

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.)

Staz Guntek (Arrested Motorcycle Operator)
DOB: 04/30/1967
Address: 316 Villagrand South, St. Petersburg
Arrested for DUI with Serious Bodily Injury.

Deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team have arrested a motorcycle operator for DUI in connection with a June 2015 crash that occurred in Seminole; where both the operator and passenger were injured.

Deputies arrested the suspect at  about 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, August 09, 2015.

The crash occurred at about 1:22 a.m. on June 14, 2015.

The suspect was arrested in Largo.

The crash occurred at Seminole Boulevard near Bay Pines Boulevard in Seminole.

According to investigators, the results of the blood draw conducted on motorcycle operator, 48-year-old  Staz Guntek,  were returned and determined to be a BAC of .141 and .142.

Deputies arrested Guntek at his place of employment in Largo at about 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, August 9, 2015. He was transported to the Pinellas County Jail without further incident.

On  June 14, 2015 Guntek and his passenger/wife  51-year-old,  Denise Guntek, were traveling southbound on Seminole Boulevard approaching the Bay Pines Triangle when he attempted to overtake a vehicle on the right and drove off the roadway and onto the grassy shoulder.

Deputies say Guntek lost control of the motorcycle and it began to slide on its side. Both he and his passenger were ejected.

Both were transported to Bayfront Medical Center by ambulance for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

For additional details refer to release #15-148.

Posted by Sunday, August 9, 2015 4:34:00 PM Categories: Vehicle Crashes

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