DUI Wolf Pack

***UPDATE as of 7:15 a.m. on Sunday, December 21, 2019***

The following results are from the DUI Wolf Pack held from 7 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2019, until 5 a.m., Saturday, December 21, 2019.

Criminal Charges:

25 DUI’s
3 DWLS/R Charges
2 Fleeing to Elude Charge
3 Felony Drug Charges
1 Misdemeanor Drug Charges
7 Other Misdemeanor Arrest
41 Total Charges

Citations:

23 DWLSR
7 No Insurance
44 Speeding Tickets
1 Open Container
25 Non-Moving Violations
48 Moving Violations
25 DUI Citations

173 Total Citations

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.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office will be conducting 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

Largo Police Department

Pinellas Park Police Department

St. Petersburg Police Department 

Kenneth City Police Department

Clearwater Police Department 

What:
In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries and deaths, deputies and local law enforcement will join together this weekend and conduct a Wolf Pack operation in Pinellas County.

When:
The operation will begin at 7 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2019, and continue until 5 a.m., Saturday, December 21, 2019.

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

Why/How:
Pinellas County deputies, in conjunction with the Florida Highway Patrol, Largo Police Department, Pinellas Park Police Department and the St. Petersburg Police Department will join together this weekend and conduct a Wolf Pack operation in Pinellas County.

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, December 20, 2019, and continue until 5 a.m., Saturday, December 21, 2019.

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.

The DUI Wolf Pack is dedicated to the memory of 86-year-old Harvey Delzer and 59-year-old Edward Delzer. On July 28, 2018, they were stopped at a red light in their vehicle at Park Blvd and 104th Lane in Seminole. An impaired driver rear ended their vehicle at the red light.

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

Members of MADD will be present to support their mission of a Nation of No More Victims. 

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

Posted by Jessica Mackesy Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:44:00 PM Categories: General News

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