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Pinellas Wolf Pack Tally: 46 Charges, 112 Citations

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The wolf pack, which included law enforcement officers from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the Florida Highway Patrol and seven police departments, was targeting drunken drivers.

PINELLAS COUNTY – Law enforcement officers from eight agencies filed a total of 158 criminal charges and citations during a 10-hour period, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

The wolf pack, which began at 7 p.m. Friday (Dec. 22) and concluded at 5 a.m. today (Dec. 23), filed 46 criminal charges and 112 citations. The wolf pack, headed by the Pinellas sheriff, included officers from the Florida Highway Patrol and the St. Petersburg,  Clearwater, Pinellas Park, Tarpon Springs, Gulfport, Largo and Kenneth City police departments. The wolf pack operated throughout Pinellas County.

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 results are as follows:

Criminal Charges:
19 DUI
4 Possession of a Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)
3 Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony)
12 Driving While License Suspended and/or Revoked with Knowledge (Misdemeanor)
6 Other Misdemeanor Charges
2 Felony Charges
Total Charges – 46

Citations:
40 Speeding
17 Driving While License Suspended and/or revoked with Knowledge
7 No Valid Insurance
2 Violation Driver’s License Restrictions
19 Other Non-Moving Violations
27 Other Moving Violations
Total Citations – 112

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Pinellas Wolf Pack Tally: 46 Charges, 112 Citations
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Pinellas Wolf Pack Tally: 46 Charges, 112 Citations
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The wolf pack, which included law enforcement officers from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, the Florida Highway Patrol and seven police departments, was targeting drunken drivers.
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