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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-023

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 24, 2017
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    Wrong-Way Driver

    After running a redlight, the driver drove over a median dividing the eastbound and westbound lanes.
    • Sunday
    • January 22, 2017
    • Time: 10:39 PM
    • Dr King Boulevard E and Lakewood Pointe Drive
    • Seffner, Florida

    Arrested:


    Dandre Buggs
    DOB: 3/30/1988
    3202 24th Avenue E
    Tampa

    Charges:

    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    • Possession of Marijuana
    • Driving Under the Influence

    Details:

    On January 22, 2017 at approximately 10:39 pm, a deputy observed a red Ford Mustang proceed through a steady redlight at the intersection of Dr King Boulevard East and Williams Road. The deputy observed the Mustang jump the median dividing the eastbound and westbound lanes of Dr. King Boulevard. The Mustang continued eastbound in the westbound lanes of Dr King Boulevard.

    The deputy conducted a traffic stop at Dr King Boulevard E and Lakewood Pointe Drive. The driver exhibited signs of impairment. The driver admitted to smoking marijuana prior to driving the vehicle. The driver was identified as Dandra Buggs and was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.
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