Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-072

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 22, 2016
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    Wrong-Way Driver Charged With DUI

    The deputy was able to avoid a collision.
    • Monday
    • February 22, 2016
    • Time: 12:18 AM
    • Highway 60 East and Luckasavage Road
    • Plant City, Florida


    Jesus Perez Garcia
    DOB: 6/03/1956
    2010 12th Street West
    Bradenton, FL


    • Driving Under The Influence


    On February 22, 2016 at approximately 12:18 am, a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy was eastbound on Highway 60. He observed a black Infiniti traveling westbound in his lane. The deputy was able to avoid the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The driver, Jesus Perez Garcia, emitted the odor of an alcoholic beverage and had red/glassy eyes.

    Deputies conducted a DUI investigation. Jesus Perez Garcia was arrested for Driving Under Influence and refused to provide breath samples.

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