Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-708

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 4, 2018
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    Wrong Way Driver Charged With DUI

    Deputies patrolling in the area observed her traveling southbound in the northbound lanes.
    • Tuesday
    • October 2, 2018
    • Time: 11:55 PM
    • 41 Highway S & College Avenue


    Amber Marie Oberle
    DOB: 12/16/1978


    As Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputies were patrolling in the Ruskin area near the intersection of 41 Highway S and College Avenue on 10/2/18 at 11:55pm, they observed a wrong way driver in the listed vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of 41 Highway S. Deputies were able to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle prior to the nearing crest of the Little Manatee River bridge. The driver of the vehicle, Amber Marie Oberle, showed signs of impairment and deputies saw an open container in the vehicle. A DUI investigation was conducted. Oberle was charged with DUI and cited for driving the wrong way on a divided highway, open container and reckless driving.

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