Tag Archives: Florida Highway Patrol

Anthony Palese – FHP DUI Super Trooper

Why does Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Anthony Palese make so many arrests for DUI each month? And more importantly, why does the Florida Highway Patrol hand out these awards for “High DUI Trooper of the Month“? Out of all the FHP troopers in the entire state of Florida, Trooper Anthony Palese with Troop C’s Tampa […]

Florida Highway Patrol on DUI Checkpoints

Part II – Florida Should Ban DUI Checkpoints or Roadblocks As this case demonstrates, the Florida Highway Patrol should not be trusted to help local law enforcement agencies conduct DUI checkpoints or roadblocks. In these checkpoints thousands of law abiding citizens are delayed, stopped, and questioned. Out of the thousands of stops only a handful […]

DUI Checkpoint in New Port Richey, FL

UPDATE: This DUI sobriety checkpoint in New Port Richey in Pasco County, FL, proves why Florida should ban checkpoints altogether. The officers at the New Port Richey Checkpoint managed to record their misconduct on video. We discovered the video during our representation of one person arrested for DUI during that checkpoint.  Although the operational plan […]