Clearwater Driver Caught Doing 100 In 30 MPH Zone
Driving in Clearwater during a busy holiday weekend can be difficult enough. This could have made things face worse.
A driver was arrested by Clearwater police for driving 100 mph in a 30 mph zone, right along Clearwater Beach. It happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday morning. The area was still crowded, being the Memorial Day weekend.
It happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday morning, however, the area was still crowded, being the Memorial Day weekend.
The 18-year-old crashed the car several times during the incident. Breath samples showed his blood alcohol level was .13 and .133, well over the legal limit of .08. Alcohol was found, along with THC wax inside the vehicle.
There was also a passenger inside the vehicle who was also arrested. This happened after the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and Clearwater Police Department warned people to be safe and not drink and drive.
An 18-year-old is accused of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol while traveling more than 100 miles an hour in a 30-mile-per-hour zone in Clearwater. https://t.co/2Hf5I0JoWs— FOX 13 Tampa Bay (@FOX13News) May 30, 2022
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office reported the total number of incidents, as of 6:20 a.m. on Sunday, May 29:
- DUIs – 28
- DWLS/R Charges – 4
- Other Felony Arrests – 2
- Other Misdemeanor Arrest – 1
- .02 Violation – 1
- Total Criminal Charges – 36
- DWLS/R – 19
- No Insurance – 6
- Speeding Tickets – 56
- Violation of D/L Restrictions – 3
- Open Container – 1
- Seatbelt Citation – 7
- Non-Moving Violations – 11
- Moving Violations – 24
- DUI Citations – 29
- Total Citations – 156