If you live in District II of Eastern Hillsborough County or plan to drive through this area at any time today, be forewarned that the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is performing compliance checks in this part of town. If you choose to go to a restaurant for drinks or dinner, remember that minors under the age of 18 are not allowed to drink any alcoholic beverages.
The compliance check is schedules from 1800 hours (6:00 p.m.) to 000 hours (12:00 a.m.) Please be on the alert for police officers during this time. While the officers are staking out for compliance checks, they also have the authority to arrest any individuals that may come out of a bar or restaurant seemingly intoxicated and get in their vehicle.
Keep checking back on our blog for more updates, as we are currently awaiting the July calendar of scheduled checks and stops to be posted on the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office website.
If you are arrested for an alcohol-related offense such as a DUI, don't hesitate to contact a Tampa DUI lawyer at Thomas & Paulk. They have handled over 7,000 criminal cases and are confidence in their ability to assist you with your situation!