Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-159

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 4, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Drunk Driver Visits Jail Just Prior To Arrest

    Man was arrested for driving under the influence.
    • Tuesday
    • May 1, 2012
    • Time: 11:22 PM
    • 1340 Orient Road
    • Tampa, Florida


    Terry Zimmer
    DOB: 6/10/1963
    3405 Drum Road
    Zephyrhills, Florida


    • Driving Under the Influence


    On May 1, 2012 at approximately 11:22 p.m., three subjects were in the Orient Road jail lobby and they appeared to be intoxicated. Detention deputies requested assistance from patrol and provided vehicle and subject descriptions. Two of the subjects exited the premises and entered a vehicle as patrol units were in route.

    Deputies located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop at 1340 Orient Road to investigate. The driver, Terry Zimmer was noted to have bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and emitting a strong odor of alcohol. Deputies observed an open bottle of vodka between the driver and front passenger seat.

    Terry Zimmer was arrested for driving under the influence and took into custody without incident.
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