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Tampa Police Reserve Officer Arrested On Afternoon Drunk Driving Charges

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TAMPA, Fla. – A Tampa Police Reserve Officer was arrested this afternoon on DUI charges after a crash n Brandon.

Timothy Kent, 55, was involved in a rear-end collision with a white Toyota while driving his personal Hyundai SUV on Wednesday afternoon at Causeway Boulevard and Providence Lakes Boulevard in Brandon.

According to police, there were no reported injuries.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies suspected that Kent may be impaired, and a DUI investigation was performed.

Kent was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. His blood-alcohol level was determined to be .234 and .240. Kent was immediately suspended from working with the Tampa Police Reserves.

According to Tampa Police Department, Kent joined the Reserve Force on July 31, 2005.

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