Officers Charge Shelton Quarles with DUI

INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 3/4/2011 at 2:10 AM

LOCATION: I-275 Northbound & Ashley

SUSPECT: Shelton Quarles, B/M, DOB: 9/11/71, Candeleda De Avila Drive, Tampa

VEHICLE: 2011 Audi A8L

Two officers were conducting Traffic/Speed Enforcement near I-275 Northbound & Himes Avenue on Friday, March 4th. At around 2:10 a.m., they spotted a black Audi with no headlights traveling at 79 mph in a 55 mph zone. When the officers pulled the car over they noticed the driver had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath and bloodshot eyes. A DUI unit responded and conducted an investigation. The driver performed field sobriety exercises and showed additional clues of impairment. The driver refused to submit to a breath test. Police arrested the driver and charged him with DUI. He was cooperative with the officers and transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
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