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Pinellas Wolf Pack Hands Out 17 Charges, 135 Tickets

Traffic Offenses | Police | Wolf Pack

The wolf pack, which ran from Saturday (Dec. 19) night until this morning, was the combined work of seven police agencies.

PINELLAS COUNTY – A total of 11 drivers were charged with DUI during a nine-hour wolf pack operation that began Saturday (Dec. 19) and ended early this morning.

In addition to the 11 DUIs, officers also filed six other criminal charges and 135 traffic-related violations.

The wolf pack, which kicked off at 8 p.m., was a collaboration among the Pinellas County Sheriff, the Florida Highway Patrol and the St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, Gulfport and Tarpon Springs police department. It ended about 5 a.m.

The operation was part of the sheriff’s 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 sheriff plans to conduct DUI wolf packs continuously throughout the year.

A summary of the results from this weekend’s wolf pack:

Criminal Charges:

  • 10 DUI vehicle
  • One DUI motorcycle
  • Three misdemeanor driving while license suspended and/or revoked with knowledge
  • One possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor)
  • One motorcycle endorsement violation
  • One fleeing and eluding
    17 Total Charges


  • 15 driving while license suspended and/or revoked with knowledge
  • 40 speeding
  • One open container driver
  • Nine no insurance
  • 30 other non-moving violations
  • 38 other moving violations
  • One violation of drivers license restrictions
  • One seat belt violation
    135 Total Citations

For information, see

Pinellas Sheriff | Florida Highway Patrol | DUI Wolf Pack | St. Petersburg Police | Clearwater Police | Largo Police  | TB Reporter

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