Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-527

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 8, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Woman Charged With DUI Following Traffic Crash

    She provided a breath sample with BAC results of .379/.380.
    • Wednesday
    • December 7, 2016
    • Time: 9:06 PM
    • Thomas Street and Lakewood Drive
    • Brandon, Florida

    Vehicle: 2016 Jeep Wrangler

    Driver: Mary Zoccoli (arrested)
    DOB: 01/07/1980
    1205 Lakewood Drive
    Brandon, FL

    Charges: Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage, DUI over .15 BAC

    Vehicle: 2014 Mazda 3 ($800 damage)

    Driver: Sofia Zarolnick (no injuries)
    Seffner, FL


    On December 7, 2016 at 9:06 p.m., HCSO responded to a traffic crash at Thomas Street and Lakewood Drive in Brandon. Upon arrival, it was ascertained that Mary Zoccoli was operating her 2016 silver Jeep Wrangler traveling southbound on Lakewood Dr., attempting to make a right hand turn on Thomas Street, when her vehicle struck the front of a 2014 Mazda 3. Zoccoli had slurred speech, glassy eyes, unstable balance and was emitting a strong odor of alcohol. Zoccoli showed extreme signs of impairment during field sobriety tests and was subsequently arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Zoccoli provided a breath sample with BAC results of .379/.380. She was also charged with DUI over .15 BAC.

    Zoccoli was arrested on the same charges on July 29, 2016.
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