Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Richard Escobar, Richard Escobar, P.A., Tampa, for appellant.
Robert A. Butterworth, Atty. Gen., Tallahassee, and Davis G. Anderson, Jr., Asst. Atty. Gen., Tampa, for appellee.
District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District.
FRANK, Chief Judge.
The car Peter Perez was driving collided with a truck and the driver was severely injured. Perez, a deputy with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, had been drinking that night and upon exiting his car simply stated to the officer who had arrived at the scene, "I'm a deputy sheriff and I fucked up." He was convicted and sentenced for violating section 316.193(3),1 Florida Statutes. In reliance upon section 316...
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