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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-011

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 9, 2017
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    Wrong-Way Driver

    Driver was impaired more than two times the legal limit.
    • Monday
    • January 9, 2017
    • Time: 2:49 AM
    • I-75 near Brandon Boulevard


    John Henry Klasikski
    DOB: 1/08/1992
    11353 Panther Loop
    Bradenton, Florida 34202

    Charge: Driving Under the Influence (Over 0.15)


    On January 9, 2017 at approximately 2:49 am, an HCSO deputy observed a black Nissan Rogue going southbound in the northbound lanes of I-75. The deputy activated his emergency lights. The Nissan exited I-75 and continued westbound in the eastbound lanes of Brandon Boulevard making a left turn onto Grand Regency Boulevard. The Nissan drove up onto the curb before coming back on the roadway and coming to a stop.

    The deputy made contact with the driver identified as John Henry Klasikski. The deputy detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. A DUI investigation was conducted.  A breath test was submitted resulting in a BAC was .204 /.180.  Mr. Klasikski was subsequently arrested for DUI.

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