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What is a No Refusal DUI Checkpoint?

As the holiday season approaches, it is especially important for drivers to take care when driving after drinking alcohol with family and friends. The few glasses of wine you had with Thanksgiving ...
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NHL Player Ryan Malone Pleads No Contest to DUI Charge

A former hockey player for the Tampa Bay Lightning has plead no contest to DUI charges. On April 12, Ryan Malone was arrested in Tampa after weaving down a street in a 2014 Chevrolet Suburban. Malone ...
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Tampa Firefighter Charged with DUI, Suspended

Saturday, July 19, a firefighter was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Pasco County, reports The Tampa Tribune. Tampa Fire Rescue has announced that the 39-year-old man will face ...
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Wrong-Way Driver Arrested for Second Tampa DUI

Near 3:00 a.m., officers from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office arrested a 65-year-old man for allegedly driving under the influence. About an hour earlier, drivers had called in to report ...
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Arrested for DUI in Florida?

Florida is notorious for its party scene, and it is not uncommon for many individuals to indulge in the lifestyle that the state has to offer. However, when people choose to drink or use drugs before ...
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Florida High School Coach Arrested for DUI

Friday, June 6, a baseball coach at Riverview High School was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The arrest came shortly before midnight. He refused to perform field sobriety tests, ...
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Florida Bicyclist Arrested on DUI Charge

Tampa DUI Lawyer Bicyclists have equal rights to the road and must observe the same rules as other motorists because bicyclists are drivers under the eyes of the law. This also means that a charge of ...
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Two-Car Accident Yields Two DUI Arrests

Just a couple of weeks ago, on Friday, April 25, a rear-end accident in Naples got two drivers arrested on suspicion of DUI. When Florida Highway Patrol offers arrived at the alleged DUI accident, the ...
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Florida Judge, Known Alcoholic, Arrested for DUI

Her alcoholism was no secret, and for the 56-year-old Broward County judge, this was thought to actually be an asset, as she could empathize with the defendants in her drug court. But Friday, May 2 ...
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Ocala Mother Arrested for Suspected DUI with Toddler in Car

Monday, April 28, just after midnight, a 26-year-old woman was taken into custody and brought to Marion County Jail on DUI charges. The alleged drunk driver was said to have her 2-year-old child in ...
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Increased DUI Patrols Scheduled in Hillsborough County for St. Patrick's Day

While DUI patrols are a regularly scheduled event by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, these patrols usually target only one district at a time. For St. Patricks' Day, however, these ...
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At DUI Arrest, Florida Man Tells Officer He Had to "Drive Off" a Couple of Drinks

Reported in an article Friday, March 7, it was discovered that a Florida man made remarkably unhelpful statements during a DUI arrest last month. According to the police report, a 61-year-old man was ...
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Florida Man Arrested for DUI in Wendy's Parking Lot

Last week, a man was arrested for DUI and child neglect when a Wendy's manager suspected that he was drunk. The 26-year-old man had approached the drive-thru and was ordering food when the manager ...
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Teen Faces Six DUI Charges for Four-Car Accident

On Monday, January 20, a four-car accident caused about $27,150 in property damage. Thankfully, no injuries appear to have been sustained in the crash. The driver blamed for starting the chain ...
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Off-Duty Deputy Arrested for a DUI

Sunday, January 12, the Florida Highway Patrol reported that a Hernando County sheriff's deputy was arrested on a DUI charge. According to reports, a patrol officer stopped a sedan that night when ...
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Tampa Woman Charged with DUI After Crashing into Gas Pump on Christmas Eve

On Thursday, December 26, a Tampa woman found herself facing a DUI charge for a car crash at a gas station that occurred on Christmas Eve. The 26-year-old woman had been stopping for gas on her way to ...
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Arrested for a DUI This Thanksgiving in Tampa?

Over the long holiday weekend, Thanksgiving travelers made for heavy traffic and skyrocketing accident rates. This also means that an increased number of police patrols were on high alert for ...
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Can You Be Convicted of a DUI Without a Breath or Blood Test?

If someone refuses a chemical test, thus keeping law enforcement from getting an accurate reading of their blood alcohol content (BAC), can that person still be charged and then convicted of a DUI? ...
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Flat Tire Turns into DUI Charge

Tuesday the 2 nd of September, a man was said to be driving on a flat tire on Florida's Turnpike. At about that time, officers noticed the flat and pulled the driver over. They also suspected that ...
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NY Yankees Prospect Arrested for DUI in Tampa

Just last week, a 21 year old baseball player was pulled over and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Mason Williams currently plays baseball in Tampa for the Class A Team and is a ...
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Florida Mayor Arrested for DUI After Accident

According to news reports, Gainesville, Florida Mayor Craig Lowe was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol last Thursday. The Florida Highway Patrol claims that around 2:20 a.m. Lowe was ...
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Student Killed by Alleged DUI Accident

In San Francisco last Saturday a 17 year old girl was crossing the street when she was hit by a driver police be to have been under the influence of alcohol. A junior at Lowell high School, Hanren ...
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Pasco Fire Captain Accused of DUI

It's one thing to get arrested for a DUI as an average Joe, it is another thing entirely when you are a public figure in your community; a fire captain, for example. According to news reports, a ...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneer Eric Wright Arrested for a DUI

Earlier this month, the Tampa Bay Buccaneer cornerback Eric Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on the charges of drunk driving. The athlete was near Staples Center at about 2:20 a.m. on Monday the 2nd ...
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"Failed" Field Sobriety Tests

Field sobriety testing is one of the ways that police officers build probable cause to make an arrest for DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs). They may administer such tests as the ...
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