Dine, Dance, and Detained: How to Avoid DUI Charges – Tips From a Tampa DUI Attorney
DUI attorneys in Tampa know there are certain locations generally and several bars, specifically that generate much of the DUI traffic stop action for law enforcement agencies. Police are tracking where drivers who have been arrested reported having their last drink. Unfortunately, for the bars on the lists published by the Tampa Tribune, these bar owners cannot control the police or the surveillance of their locations and their customers. Not surprisingly, in general, the neighborhoods close to the Tampa Police Department headquarters are hot spots for DUI arrests. Hyde Park and Ybor City are frequent entries on incident reports according to the media. Best advice – make sure to arrange a ride home.
“Aside from the decision to waive their Miranda rights, the only good that comes of honest answers to these questions will be finding out where drivers can go to increase the probability of an arrest ending the evening.”
Video of a driving under the influence traffic law enforcement officer from court proceedings at the Hillsborough County Courthouse told drivers what many already knew – cops watch bar parking lots. Now drivers and visitors know which geographic areas and which bars are most likely to have officers waiting to issue DUIs.
“The last-drink survey system does have some flaws, Morgan admitted.” Some of the people with DUI charges were drinking at a private residence or refuse to answer deputies’ questions.
5 Bars in Hillsborough County
- MacDinton’s 405 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
- The Kennedy 2408 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33609
- Peabody’s 15333 Amberly Drive, Tampa, FL 33647
- G Bar/Fusion 1401 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
- Liquid 1502 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
10 Tampa Bars in 2013
“Police officer candidly admits the obvious – cops sit in bar parking lots.”
Where to go to Increase the Odds of a DUI Arrest
2- The Kennedy
3- Hyde Park Cafe
4- Seminole Hard Rock Casino
6- The Lodge
7- Blue Martini
8- CDB Pizza
9- The Drynk
10- Gaspar’s Grotto