DUI Wolf Pack

***UPDATE*** Deputies Release Results Of Overnight DUI Wolf Pack

Update to news release #18-093

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
- DUI Unit
- Traffic Enforcement

Florida Highway Patrol

Gulfport Police Department

Largo Police Department

Pinellas Park Police Department

St. Petersburg Police Department

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

When:
Pinellas County deputies along with various local law enforcement agencies conducted the county-wide DUI Wolfpack from Friday, May 4, 2018, through Saturday, May 5, 2018.

Where:
The DUI Wolfpack was conducted throughout Pinellas County.

Why/How:
In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries and deaths, Pinellas County deputies in conjunction with the Florida Highway Patrol, Gulfport Police Department, Largo Police Department, Pinellas Park Police Department and the St. Petersburg Police Department conducted a DUI Wolfpack operation in Pinellas County overnight.

The results are as follows:

Criminal Charges:

22 DUI

10 Felony Drug Charges

2 Misdemeanor Drug Charges

3 DWLSR Arrest

3 Other Misdemeanor Arrest

40 Total Charges

 

Citations:

4 DWLSR

4 No Insurance

45 Speeding Tickets

1 Seat Belt

1 Child Restraint

1 DL Restriction

3 Open Container

19 Non-Moving Violations

21 Moving Violations

22 DUI Citations


121 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.

***End of Update***

***Original News Release***

 

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
- DUI Unit
- Traffic Enforcement

Florida Highway Patrol

Gulfport Police Department

Largo Police Department

Pinellas Park Police Department

St. Petersburg Police Department

What:
In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries and deaths, deputies will conduct a Wolf Pack operation in Pinellas County over the weekend.

Where:
Deputies and other law enforcement officers will monitor traffic throughout Pinellas County.

When:
The operation will begin at 7 p.m., Friday, May 4, 2018 and continue until 5 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018.

How/Why:
Pinellas County deputies, in conjunction with the Florida Highway Patrol, Gulfport Police Department, Largo Police Department, Pinellas Park Police Department, and the St. Petersburg Police Department will conduct a DUI Wolf Pack operation. They will maintain a proactive profile over the weekend on the highly-traveled roadways of Pinellas County.

The operation will begin at 7 p.m., Friday, May 4, 2018 and continue until 5 a.m., Saturday, May 5, 2018.

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

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.), Chaplains' Outreach Ministries, and the Suncoast Safety Council will be supporting law enforcement during the operation.

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

Posted by Spencer Gross Friday, May 4, 2018 8:58:00 AM Categories: General News

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