Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-052

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 26, 2015
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    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Wrong-Way Driver Arrested

    She was stopped without any crashes or injuries.
    • Sunday
    • January 25, 2015
    • Time: 5:58 AM
    • W. Linebaugh Avenue
    • Tampa

    Arrested:


    Leann Robins
    DOB: 07/08/72
    1207 Citrus Falls Circle #301
    Tampa, FL

    Charge: 

    • DUI 2nd Conviction

    Details:

    On January 25, 2015 at approximately 5:58 a.m. near the intersection of W. Linebaugh Ave. and Anderson Rd., a deputy observed a white '07 Honda four-door stopped in the roadway. The vehicle was facing westbound on W. Linebaugh Ave. in a painted median area with the brake lights activated. The deputy approached the car and observed the sole vehicle occupant. Leann Robins, slumped forward in the driver's seat with her right foot on the brake pedal; the car was in drive with the engine running. The deputy knocked on the window, Robins lifted her head, placed her hand on the gear shift and drove off westbound in active physical control of vehicle. The deputy ordered the defendant to stop. However, the car continued westbound in the eastbound lanes of Linebaugh Ave., almost striking other vehicles. The car stopped at the intersection of W. Linebaugh Ave. and Wilsky Blvd. Robins was observed to still be in control of the car; she was stopped without any crashes or injuries. Robins performed the requested field sobriety exercises, which showed indications of impairment. Robins provided a sample of her breath; BAC .155 and .161, respectively. Robins was arrested for DUI 2nd Violation and issued a citation for failing to drive on the right side of the roadway.

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