Pinellas County deputies, in conjunction with police officers from Tarpon Springs, Clearwater, Largo, Pinellas Park, St. Petersburg, Gulfport and the Florida Highway Patrol conducted a DUI Wolf Pack operation from 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, through 5 a.m., Sunday, May 5.
Deputies released results of the operation May 5, including 25 criminal charges.
• 20 DUI
• One felony drug charges
• One misdemeanor drug charges
• One all other felony arrest
• Two other misdemeanor arrest
In addition, 136 citations were issued.
•17 driving with suspended or revoked license
• One no insurance
• 45 speeding tickets
• One driver’s license restriction
• Two open container
• 23 non-moving violations
• 27 moving violations
• 20 DUI citations
Wolf Pack operations are part of the sheriff's 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 sheriff's office will be conducting Wolf Packs continuously throughout the year.