Monthly Archives: December 2008

Police Misconduct- Hillsborough Deputy Forged Signatures On DUI Arrest Paperwork

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Internal Affairs report finds Deputy forged signatures on DUI arrest paperwork.

Arrested for DUI in Tampa, Florida for Refusing to Submit to a Chemical Test

Arrested for drunk driving or driving under the influence (“DUI”) in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida after refusing to take a breath test, urine test or blood test? Contact a DUI attorney that is experienced in taking Florida DUI refusal cases to trial so that you can receive the best result during pre-trial negotiations or at trial. Many of these case are reduced to a less serious offense such as reckless driving which saves the person accused on fines, court costs, driver license suspensions, and increased insurance premiums for years to come.

Florida DUI Arrests on Limited Resources

Effect of Budget Cuts and Allocation of Resources– Number of DUI arrests were down in Sarasota County and Manatee County, while the number of DUI arrests were up in Pasco and Hernando Counties

Hillsborough County to Increase DUI Checkpoints as Part of Operation 3D

DUI checkpoints or DUI roadblocks increased in Hillsborough County, Florida, during 2008 Holiday Season.

Thin line in Florida DUI Refusal Cases- Improper Comments to the Jury by the Prosecutor

A thin line exists in Florida DUI refusal cases which allows the prosecutor to argue the refusal to submit to a DUI test shows “consciousness of guilt,” but not to argue that an innocent person would volunteer to take the test.

FR-44- Florida’s New DUI Insurance Requirements

The true costs of a DUI and FR-44 Insurance.

Vehicle Forfeiture- Did the police take your car, truck, automobile or vehicle after your arrest and provide you with a Notice of Seizure?

Contact an experienced Tampa Forfeiture Attorney to discuss fighting for the return of your property.