Pasco County DUI Enforcement Mobile Trailer Gets a Makeover
Officials in Pasco County, Florida, used nearly $14,000 from Pasco County Sheriff’s Office’s federal forfeiture funds along with a $16,000 grant from the Pasco County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention to refurbish a mobile trailer which will now be used to process individuals arrested for drunk driving (“DUI”).
Pasco County’s DUI Mobile Trailer Unit
The Pasco County DUI mobile trailer unit is 46 feet long. Each month the unit operates as a command center for DUI Roadblocks (or DUI Checkpoints) in Pasco County, Florida.
Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Unit who focus on driving under the influence cases in Pasco County, including
- felony DUI cases,
- DUI drug cases,
- DUI cases with property damage, and
- DUI refusal to submit to breath testing cases.
The Pasco County DUI trailer has two holding cells and two breath test (Breathalyzer) stations. The breathalyzer machine used in Pasco County and across the State of Florida is called the Intoxilyzer 8000.
Using the Pasco County DUI mobile trailer will help officers to arrest and process those individuals arrested for driving under the influence faster, freeing up more time for law enforcement on the street.
If you have been arrested for DUI in Pasco County, Florida, including New Port Richey or Dade City, contact an attorney with the Sammis Law Firm, P.A., to discuss your case by calling 813-250-0500.
You only have 10 days after your arrest for DUI to protect your driver’s license by contesting the administrative suspension of your driver’s license. Contact a Pasco County Criminal Attorney today to discuss your case.
DUI Attorney for New Port Richey and Dade City, Pasco County, Florida
This YouTube video shows the Pasco County DUI Enforcement Mobile Unit used for DUI saturation patrols in New Port Richey on U.S. 19. The video was filmed on late Saturday night, March 20, 2010.
The Port Richey Police Department, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, and the Florida Highway Patrol make up the DUI enforcement unit known as “Wolfpack.”
Watch the video to learn insights from the officer’s with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office STEP Unit for DUI Enforcement. See the inside of the DUI Mobile Unit used in roadblock or checkpoint cases. Hear a breath test technician give instructions to a suspect on how to blow into the Intoxilyzer 8000 machine.
Visit our main website for more information about fighting Pasco County DUI cases after an arrest in New Port Richey for DUI or Dade City for DUI.
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