Week at a Glance

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DUI WOLF PACK 

Indian Shores Police in conjunction with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Clearwater Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol, Gulfport Police Department, Kenneth City Police Department, Largo Police Department, Pinellas Park Police Department, St. Petersburg Police Department, and the Tarpon Springs Police Department joined the national MADD “Saturation Saturday” campaign this weekend and conduct a Wolf Pack operation in Pinellas County. 

The following are the results from the campaign:

Criminal Charges:

32 DUI
7 DWLS/R Charges
1 Warrant Charges
1 Felony Drug Charges
1 Misdemeanor Drug Charge
3 Other Felony Charges
7 Other Misdemeanor Charges

52 Total Charges

Citations:

25 DWLS/R
2 No Insurance
50 Speeding Citations
2 Open Container
2 Seat Belt
3 Violation of DL Restrictions
38 Other Non-Moving Violations
62 Other Moving Violations
32 DUI Citations

216 Total Citations

DUI Experience

Upon being arrested for DUI (Driving Under the Influence), you can expect to experience the following:

  1. You will be arrested and booked into jail. In Florida you can be held in jail for up to eight hours.

            Per Florida State Statute 316.193(9):

         A person who is arrested for a violation of this section may not be released from custody:

(a)    Until the person is no longer under the influence of alcoholic beverages, any chemical substance set forth in s. 877.111, or any substance controlled under chapter 893 and affected to the extent that his or her normal faculties are impaired;

(b) Until the person’s blood-alcohol level or breath-alcohol level is less than 0.05; or

(c) Until 8 hours have elapsed from the time the person was arrested.

2. You will appear in court.

3. You may lose your driver's license.

4. You may be placed on probation.

5. You may have an interlock device installed in your vehicle.

As we approach the holidays, your Indian Shores/Redington Shores Police remind you to think smart and stay safe. With the numerous ways to get home safely after celebrating, drunk driving is not the answer.

The average DUI can cost up to $10,000!!!

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