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Top 10 Arrest Locations in Hillsborough County, Florida

The Tampa Police Department's Tampa DUI Unit consists of 15 Officers, a Corporal and a Sergeant. The unit provides coverage seven days a week operating primarily at night and in the early morning hours. The Tampa DUI officers patrol city-wide paying closer attention to areas frequently traveled by impaired drivers. Each highly experienced Tampa DUI Officer has completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's course "Detection and Apprehension of Impaired Drivers" and several are certified as "DUI Instructors." Most of the officers assigned to the DUI Unit have extensive backgrounds investigating traffic fatalities and have seen, first hand, the pain, suffering and demise caused by impaired drivers. The DUI Tampa Unit's police vehicles are each equipped with an in-car video system. The DUI Officers are each assigned a portable breath-testing device for the purpose of investigating drivers who are underage and have been drinking. Source: Tampa Police Department

    Top 10 Arrest Locations: Courtney Campbell Causeway, Gandy Blvd, Dale Mabry, Adamo Dr & 50th St, Kennedy Blvd & Armenia Ave, Sligh Ave & I-275, Downtown Tampa, 50th St & Broadway, Main Gate MacDill AFB

    Ybor City
    Courtney Campbell Causeway
    Gandy Blvd
    Dale Mabry
    Adamo Dr & 50th St
    Kennedy Blvd & Armenia Ave
    Sligh Ave & I-275
    Downtown Tampa
    50th St & Broadway
    MacDill AFB (Main Gate)
    Source: Tampa Police Department

FACT: Driving Under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages, Chemical Substances or Controlled Substances. 316.193, F.S.

Under Florida law, DUI is one offense, proved by impairment of normal faculties or unlawful blood alcohol or breath alcohol level of .08 or above. The penalties upon conviction are the same, regardless of the manner in which the offense is proven. Source: Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

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