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DUI in New Port Richey

After a DUI arrest, a lot of people will tell you to waive your rights to a formal review hearing by stipulating to the administrative suspension. In exchange, you can receive a hardship license if you personally go to the Bureau of Administrative Review in Clearwater, FL, with proof you enrolled in DUI school.

The problem is that the "waiver review hearing" means that the administrative suspension will stay on your driving record for the next 75 years, even if you ultimately avoid a DUI conviction in court.

At the Sammis Law Firm, our attorneys take a different approach by helping our clients demand a formal review hearing. If your driver's license was valid at the time of the arrest, then you are automatically entitled to a 42-day temporary permit, while your attorney challenges the administrative suspension.

Read our DUI case results to learn more about how we get the administrative suspension invalidated.

Demanding the formal review hearing is the only way to get the suspension off of your driving record. At the formal review hearing, your attorney has the opportunity to question all of the witnesses under oath. So even if you don't get it suspension invalidated, your attorney gets valuable information that can be used to fight the criminal case.

Attorney for DUI in New Port Richey, FL

Contact the attorneys at the Sammis Law Firm to discuss your case. We can help you fight the administrative suspension with the DHSMV and the criminal case in court. The law enforcement agencies in Pasco County that conduct DUI investigations prosecuted at the courthouse in New Port Richey, FL, include:

  • the Pasco County Sheriff's Office - West Pasco Patrol Division;
  • the New Port Richey Police Department;
  • the Port Richey Police Department; and
  • the Florida Highway Patrol.

Our offices are located in New Port Richey, directly across from the courthouse in Little Road. Contact our DUI Lawyers for Pasco County, FL, at 813-250-0500 to discuss your case.


New Port Richey's Intoxilyzer 8000 with Serial Number 80-001064

If you submitted to a breath test on a machine maintained by the New Port Richey Police Department, then contact an attorney at the Sammis Law Firm to discuss the case. The agency inspector for the New Port Richey Police Department is Patrol Bureau Sergeant Jason S. Engel.

Sergeant Jason Engel conducted agency inspections (AI) on the following dates with the following remarks:

  • AI 1/28/2018 - CHECKED TUBING (with five (5) subject tests thereafter)
  • AI 2/25/2018 - CHECKED O-RINGS (with three (3) subject tests thereafter)
  • AI 3/29/2018 - WIPED DOWN INSTRUMENT (with three (3) subject tests thereafter)
  • AI 4/18/2018 - CHECKED TUBING (with two (2) subject tests thereafter)
  • DI 4/26/2018 - Department Inspection conducted at FDLE
  • AI 5/06/2018 - WIPED DOWN INSTRUMENT (with four (4) subject tests thereafter)
  • AI 6/06/2018 - WIPED DOWN INS (with two (2) subject tests thereafter)
  • AI 7/09/2018 - CHECKED TUBING (with two unexplained logins)

As these records show, for the first half of 2018, only 19 DUI breath tests were conducted using the Intoxilyzer 8000 breath test machine in New Port Richey, FL. 

The most recent instrument processing sheet for 80-001064 shows that the annual inspection took place on April 26, 2018. The department inspection showed an R-Value of 186. The machine was found to be in compliance with Chapter 11D-8, FAC. It was returned to the New Port Richey Police Department to be placed into evidentiary use after an agency inspection was conducted.

A calibration certificate was issued for the Intoxilyzer 8000 with serial number 80-00164 on FDLE/ATP Form 69 which was signed by Danielle Miller Bell, FDLE Department Inspector.

Find records for the Intoxilyzer 8000 DUI breath test machine used in New Port Richey, FL.


Enrolling in DUI School in New Port Richey, FL

Talk to an attorney about the requirements for enrolling in DUI school. If you live or work in Pasco County, FL, you can attend DUI school in that same county.

The DUI School for Pasco County is managed by a company known as Pride Integrated Services, Inc., located at 7619 Little Road, Suite 350, in New Port Richey, FL 34654. Their phone number is 727-847-3411. The office is opened from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and on Saturday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

When you go to the office to enroll in Pride DUI school, bring your DUI citation, police report or arrest affidavit, any court order requiring attendance at DUI school, and a valid form of identification.

The cost to enroll in DUI School is $272 for Level I and 412.00 for Level II. The DUI school accepts the following forms of payment: VISA, MasterCard, check, or money order. You can enroll online, but the fee is $7.00 more.


Additional Resources

Enroll in DUI School in New Port Richey - If you live or work in Pasco County, then you can attend DUI school with a company called Integrated Services, Inc. The company has an office on the west side of the county in New Port Richey. Visit their website to find Pride DUI School reviews or register for DUI school online. Find out more about what to expect in Level I or Level II DUI school in Pasco County, FL.

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This article was last updated on Friday, July 13, 2018.