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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-097

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 18, 2015
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    Wrong-Way Driver Arrested

    The suspect was driving head-on at the deputy in her lane of travel.
    • Wednesday
    • February 18, 2015
    • Time: 3:09 AM
    • Citrus Park Drive & Citrus Plaza Drive

    Arrested:


    Martha Ocasio
    DOB: 12/15/66
    4845 Trinidad Drive
    Land O' Lakes, FL

    Charge:

    • Driving Under the Influence (BAC .142/.139)

    Details:

    On February 18, 2015 at 3:09 a.m., a District III deputy encountered a wrong-way driver going eastbound in the westbound lanes of Citrus Park Drive at Citrus Plaza Drive, in front of the mall. The vehicle was coming head on at the deputy in her lane of travel at the intersection. The deputy changed her path of travel and the vehicle crossed back into the correct (eastbound) lane as the deputy got behind the vehicle and was initiating a traffic stop. A DUI investigation was conducted and Martha Ocasio was arrested for DUI. She had BAC readings of .142 and .139.
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