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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-184

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 26, 2019
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    Woman Almost Three Times Legal Limit, Behind Bars After Running Over Man

    She struck the victim with her vehicle and fled the scene.
    • Thursday
    • April 25, 2019
    • Time: 7:05 PM
    • Eastbound I4 at Highway 301

    Arrested: 


    Alicia Belcher
    White Female
    DOB: 1/06/81

    Charges: 

    • Driving Under the Influence (Over 0.15)
    • DUI with Serious Bodily Injury
    • Leaving the Scene of the Crash with Serious Bodily Injury
    • Aggravated Battery Great Bodily Harm and Deadly Weapon

    Details: 

    The defendant, Alicia Belcher and the victim were traveling eastbound on Interstate 4 when they became engaged in a verbal altercation around 7:05 p.m. last night.  Belcher stopped the vehicle and the victim exited the vehicle and crossed to the far side of the interstate.  Belcher crossed over all three lanes and intentionally struck the victim with her vehicle and fled.  She was located on 579 Hwy, just north of Hillsborough Avenue East.  When deputies came in contact with Belcher, she exhibited signs of impairment.  Belcher provided breath samples showing a breath alcohol content of 0.219/0.210.  Deputies arrested Belcher and she was charged with Driving Under the Influence (Over 0.15), DUI with Serious Bodily Injury, Leaving the Scene of the Crash with Serious Bodily Injury, and Aggravated Battery Great Bodily Harm and Deadly Weapon.  She was transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
     
    The victim was transported to Tampa General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
     
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