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    Release Number: 16-117

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 22, 2016
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    Drunk Driver Backs Into Gas Pump

    Deputies arrest man on charges of Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage.
    • Tuesday
    • March 22, 2016
    • Time: 2:19 AM
    • Wawa
    • 804 Bearss Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida

    Arrested:


    Chad Michael Weber
    DOB: 12/25/1978
    3835 E. Keresan St.
    Phoenix, AZ

    Charge:

    • Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage

    Details:
     

    On March 22, 2016 at approximately 2:19 am, the defendant was driving a 2016 Ford Mustang when he backed into a gas pump at Wawa located at 804 Bearss Avenue. The gas pump became fully engulfed in flames. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to extinguish the fire.

    Deputies made contact with the driver identified as Chad Weber and detected signs of impairment. Weber provided two samples that confirmed his BAC was 0.180% and 0.174%.

    The defendant caused approximately $10,000 worth of damage to the Wawa gas pump and approximately $3,000 worth of damage to the Ford Mustang, which was a rental vehicle.

    Weber was arrested without incident and transported to Orient Road Jail.
     


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