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Woman was charged with Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage and Driving Under the Influence.
Charges: DUI with Property Damage (over 0.15) and Driving Under the Influence (over 0.15)
On December 7, 2018, at approximately 3:26 a.m., Corporal Rudolph was driving his marked 2018 Dodge Charger, when he observed a 1999 Toyota corolla, off to the side of the roadway on Bearss Avenue just west of Skipper Road. The driver was standing outside of the vehicle at the time with a passenger, sitting inside of the vehicle. Corporal Rudolph went to assist the female by pulling behind her vehicle, activating his emergency lights and was exiting his vehicle as his vehicle was struck from behind by a 2016 Volkwagon Jetta, operated by Sarah Polichetti. Corporal Rudolph was transported to Tampa General Hospital with minor injuries. The passenger sitting inside the vehicle had complaints of injuries while on scene but declined medical assistance. A DUI investigation was conducted on Sarah Polichetti leading to her arrest. Sarah Polichetti breath test results were .159 and .167.