Pinellas Wolf Pack Charges 13 with DUI
The wolf pack was a joint operation between the Pinellas sheriff and other police agencies.
PINELLAS COUNTY -Members of a countywide law enforcement wolf pack that targeted drunken drivers filed 40 criminal charges and issued 97 citations during the 10-hour operation.
The wolf pack was run from 7 p.m. Friday (July 1) through 5 a.m. this morning by the Pinellas County sheriff in partnership with other police agencies.
4 possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor)
7 possession of a controlled substance (felony)
1 possession drug paraphernalia
4 fleeing and eluding (motorcycle)
5 misdemeanor driving while license suspended and/or revoked with knowledge
2 driving while license suspended and/or revoked with knowledge (felony)
2 felony burglary/battery
1 leaving scene of a crash with injury (felony)
1 obstruction of justice
Total Charges – 40
12 driving while license suspended or revoked with knowledge
61 citations for other moving and non-moving violations
Total Citations – 97
The operation was part of the Sheriff’s Office ongoing 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.
For information about the Pinellas sheriff, go to pcsoweb.com.
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