DUI Wolf Pack Results

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

Patrol Operations Bureau
- DUI Unit
- Traffic Enforcement

Clearwater Police Department
Gulfport Police Department
Largo Police Department
St. Petersburg Police Department
Tarpon Springs Police Department

G4S Prisoner Transportation

What:
Deputies have released the results of the overnight countywide DUI Wolf Pack.

When:
Pinellas County deputies along with various local law enforcement agencies conducted the county-wide DUI Wolf Pack from Sunday, September 3, 2017, through Monday, September 4, 2017. .

Where:
The DUI Wolf Pack was conducted throughout Pinellas County.

Why/How:
In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries and deaths, Pinellas County Deputies in conjunction with the Clearwater Police Department, Gulfport Police Department, Largo Police Department, St. Petersburg Police Department, Tarpon Springs Police Department and G4S Prisoner Transportation conducted a DUI Wolfpack operation in Pinellas County overnight.

The results are as follows:

Criminal Charges:

12 DUI

3 Possession of a Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)

2 Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony)

2 Driving While License Suspended and/or Revoked with Knowledge (Misdemeanor)

1 Resisting Arrest Without Violence

1 Refusal to Submit to Breath Testing

Total Charges - 21


Citations:

36 Speeding

1 No Valid DL

14 Driving While License Suspended and/or revoked with Knowledge

8 No Valid Insurance

1 Violation Driver’s License Restrictions

1 Open Container

33 Other Non-Moving Violations

27 Other Moving Violations

Total Citations - 121

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 Spencer Gross Monday, September 4, 2017 6:37:00 AM Categories: General News

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