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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-584

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 6, 2018
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    Driver Charged With DUI Crashes Into Deputy

    The crash caused approximately $8,000.00 in damages and there were no injuries.
    • Thursday
    • July 5, 2018
    • Time: 10:40 PM
    • Hillsborough County


    Tyler Conrad
    DOB: 8/14/1992
    Tampa, FL
    Charge:  Driving Under the Influence with Property Damage

    Deputy Involved:

    HCSO Deputy Benjamin Burgher, 34
    Assigned to District III
    3-year veteran


    On July 5, 2018 at approximately 10:40 p.m., Tyler Conrad was driving a 2005 Nissan Altima at Dale Mabry Highway South and Mango Avenue West when he crashed into a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Deputy.  Deputy Benjamin Burgher was leaving a call when he was struck by Conrad, who exhibited signs of impairment and had a strong odor of alcohol.  Conrad refused to complete Field Sobriety Exercises and was transported to Central Breath Testing.  Due to the indicators of impairment observed and totality of the circumstances, Conrad was arrested for DUI.  The crash caused approximately $8,000.00 in damages and there were no injuries.

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