TAMPA (CBSMiami/AP) — A man suspected of being drunk crashed into a patrol car while a sheriff’s deputy arrested a person in another DUI case.READ MORE: Reward Increased For Info On Easter Sunday Shooting Outside Fort Lauderdale Market That Injured 6-Year-Old Girl, Two Others
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release the incident happened Sunday night.
Deputies were arresting a 36-year-old man around 10:30 p.m. when another car side-swiped a patrol car. The driver didn’t stop but deputies eventually caught up with him.READ MORE: Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie Arrested, Charged With Perjury
Deputies arrested 49-year-old Todd M. Casey. An incident report says Casey had alcohol on his breath, red and glassy eyes and slurred speech. He provided breath samples of .181 and .196. Drivers in Florida are considered impaired at .08.
He is charged with DUI with property damage and was cited for not moving over when passing an emergency vehicle. Jail records don’t indicate whether he’s hired a lawyer.MORE NEWS: Groups Plant 60,000 Fragments Of Nursery-Raised Coral At Reefs In Florida Keys
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