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Recent Posts in Drug-Related DUI Category

August 11, 2010

Tampa DUI News – Pasco Deputies Arrest Second Grade Teacher On DUI And Drug Charges

This second grade teacher was stopped by Tampa Police for crossing thre lanes at a time. She was arrested for DUI and prescription drug charges.
March 19, 2010

Tampa Bay DUI Victim Asks Judge To Give Teenager A Second Chance

In 2008, 17-year-old Hannah Nicole Price T-boned a car driven by Johnny Rae Grates and Kristina Greganova on U.S. 301 in Zephyrhills.Price allegedly had marijuana, alcohol and a tranquilizer in her system at the time of the accident. She was charged with DUI with seriously bodily injury and is facing a 10-year prison sentence.

Grates and Greganova were at every hearing for the teenager up until the time Greganova passed away from cancer and Grates brought her to court in her urn. Grates had been pursuing for a long sentence for Price but that all changed this week when he asked the court to spare Price from prison for the DUI accident.…

March 17, 2010

Tampa DUI And Drug Charges Filed Against Man Asleep Behind The Wheel

A Tampa man who was discovered by police asleep behind the wheel of a running car Monday night is facing a Tampa DUI and drug charges. According to 10 Connects, Joe Ben Sirmans had cocaine and muscle relaxants with him in his car when police investigated the man and his vehicle.

Sirmans was apparently driving with a suspended license at the time police found him unresponsive in the car. There were 54 tablets of Carisoprodol and 32 grams of coke along with almost $1400 in cash in the vehicle. After a DUI investigation, Sirmans was charged and his car was impounded.…

February 18, 2010

Tampa Man Falls Asleep Behind The Wheel After A Traffic Stop And Is Arrested For DUI

A 33-year-old Tampa man was pulled over on I-75 in Brooksville Tuesday evening. According to Hernando Today, by the time a second deputy arrived on the scene Julio Angel Class was passed out behind the wheel.
of his red van. Class volunteered for a breathalyzer but no alcohol was detected, He allegedly failed field sobriety tests and was arrested for

Class was taken to Hernando County Jail where he bond was set at $500. According to the story the Tampa resident gave a urine sample that police will use to look for drugs in the man’s system. The arrest report states that deputies had to shake Class to get him to wake up.…

February 3, 2010

Tampa Man Driving A U-Haul Involved In Five Hit And Run Accidents Near Lake City Charged With DUI

Tampa resident Dale E. Baldwin went on a rampage in North Florida while driving a rented U-Haul. According to a story on the website of the Gainesville Sun, Baldwin was allegedly involved in five; hit-and-run accidents around Suwannee and Columbia counties and then led officers from three separate agencies on a chase on U.S. 90. When he was finally stopped, Baldwin was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident with property damage, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and aggravated fleeing and alluding.

The Tampa resident was found with a .45-caliber gun and ammunition for an assault rifle.…

February 1, 2010

Tampa Woman Passes Out At The Wheel, Causes Pile Up And Wakes Up Asking For A Margarita

An early morning crash on State Road 54 led to the arrest of a Tampa woman on charges of DUI and DUI causing personal injury. According to Florida Highway Patrol reports and a story on, Wendy L. Hollahan caused a four-carcrash after passing out while driving. Authorities say the 39-year-old woman was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the accident.

Hallohan allegedly told troopers she “felt like drinking a big margarita” following the crash and she was unable to stand. The woman reportedly told the officers she might have blacked out before the crash and then she fell asleep for 30 minutes in the back of the patrol car on her way to jail.…

December 14, 2009

Mother With A Baby In Her Car Arrested For Driving Under The Influence In Tampa

Early Monday morning 24-year-old Shannon Brown was arrested for DUIdriving with a suspended license and child abuse when she was determined to be driving under the influence with her 3-month-old baby in her car. Brown was taken to Hillsborough County Jail after being stopped at 1:15 a.m. near Armenia Avenue and Martin Luther King Blvd. according to a story on Tampa

According to police Brown’s 2002 Chevy was seen swerving out of its lane at least six times. After she was pulled over, police approached the woman and reported smelling alcohol and marijuana. The report also states that Brown was unable to perform field sobriety tests.…

November 24, 2009

Almost A Year After 16-Year-Old’s Death Florida Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter

Just over a year ago 16-year-old Jenna Moran was driving home from her first day of junior year at Central High School in Spring Hill, Florida. She was a new driver and preferred to stay off main roads. That decision unfortunately cost the young woman her life when the Florida Highway Patrol reported she was struck by an oncoming pick-up truck. According to Hernando Today, almost a year to the day after the fatal crash, 39-year-old William Brooks, Jr. has been charged with DUI manslaughter.

Brooks, already serving time in prison on a domestic-related charge of aggravated assault, has been served with a warrant for DUI manslaughter.…

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