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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-492

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 28, 2015
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    Caller Reports Reckless Driver

    Reckless driver was arrested for DUI.
    • Thursday
    • September 24, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 7402 56TH Street North
    • Tampa


    John McGettrick
    DOB: 11/09/1987
    5607 Del Prado Drive


    • Driving Under the Influence
    • Driving Under the Influence Accompanied by a Minor
    • Resisting Officer w/o Violence


    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office received a reckless driver complaint in reference to a vehicle the witness had been following. The deputy conducted a traffic stop for being a suspect in a hit-and-run traffic crash.

    The driver, John McGettrick showed signs of impairment. McGettrick became hostile towards the deputy. He was then detained in handcuffs and continued to resist arrest. Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene and conducted the traffic crash investigation. DUI deputies responded to the scene. McGettrick was charged with DUI and blew a .238 /.226 BAC.
    A 10-month-old baby was in the vehicle during the entire incident, and sustained no injuries from the crash. The baby was transported to a relative. McGettrick was transported to the Hillsborough County Orient Road Jail.
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