Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-106

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 14, 2016
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    Woman Crashes Into House

    Driver was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.
    • Saturday
    • March 12, 2016
    • Time: 6:10 AM
    • 12015 Oregon Avenue North
    • Tampa, Florida

    Arrested:


    Cheryl Cherian
    DOB: 8/13/1994
    7545 Terrace River Drive
    Tampa

    Charge:

    • Driving Under the Influence w/Property Damage

    Details:

    On March 12, 2016 at approximately 6:10 am, deputies investigated a traffic crash involving a vehicle into a house. This occurred at 12015 Oregon Avenue North in Tampa. A resident inside the home, Tevares Benjamin was injured during the crash. He was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital with a laceration to the forehead and some bruises, but non-life threatening. The driver of the 2007 Toyota was identified as Cheryl Cherian and was taken to Tampa General Hospital per her request.

    Deputies came in contact with Ms. Cherian at the hospital. Deputies observed her eye to be watery and bloodshot and detected an odor of alcoholic beverage. Ms. Cherian was transported to CBT and provided a breath sample yielding 0.122% and 0.130%. She was arrested for Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage and booked into Orient Road Jail.
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