St. Petersburg police arrested a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputy for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) early Tuesday morning.

Pinellas County Sheriff Deputy Loses Job After DUI

St. Petersburg police arrested a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputy for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) early Tuesday morning.
Shelby Coniglio, 26

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – St. Petersburg police arrested a Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) early Tuesday morning.

Just after 1 a.m., police pulled over Shelby Coniglio, 26, for a traffic stop at 108th Avenue North and 4th Street North in St. Petersburg.

Police said Coniglio smelled of alcohol, slurred her speech, was unsteady on her feet, and performed poorly on field sobriety tests.

Coniglio submitted to a breath sample which indicated she had a BrAC of .206/.219. She was arrested for DUI with Bal .15 or greater She was taken to the Pinellas County Jail.

Coniglio was hired by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, on September 10, 2018. She worked as a deputy in the Patrol Operations Bureau.

Her employment was immediately terminated following the arrest, which is consistent with Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office policy.

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