Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-224

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 24, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Wrong Way Driver

    Man charged with DUI caused traffic crash.
    • Friday
    • April 24, 2015
    • Time: 12:21 AM
    • Linebaugh Avenue West and Sheldon Road

    Arrested:


    Chad McDonie
    DOB: 11/16/1983
    5047 Foxbridge Cr #301
    Clearwater

    Charge:

    • Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage

    Vehicle:

    • Infiniti SUV

    Driver:

    • Brenda Wallace

    Details:

    On April 24, 2015 at approximately 12:21 am, deputies responded to a report of a wrong way driver heading eastbound in the westbound lanes of Linebaugh Avenue West near Sheldon Road. Upon arriving at the intersection, deputies observed a traffic crash had already occurred. A 2006 Hyundai Sonata heading eastbound within the westbound lanes and being driven by Chad McDonie crashed head-on into an Infiniti SUV heading westbound. The Infiniti was being driven by Brenda Wallace.

    Deputies observed signs of impairment on McDonie. McDonie was arrested for Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage and transported to the Orient Road Jail. Ms. Wallace was transported to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

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