Man Arrested Following Crash on Gulf to Bay Blvd


Clearwater Police continue to investigate a single vehicle crash that ccurred just after 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

The crash closed all all lanes of Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard between McMullen Booth Road and Hampton Road after a vehicle crashed into a power pole, sending power lines down across all lanes of the road.

Shalom Lamar Jones, age 26 of Ocklawaha, Fla., was charged with multiple offenses after this evening’s single vehicle crash.

Police say Jones was heading east on Gulf-to-Bay driving recklessly and weaving in and out of traffic just before the crash occurred.

He was found hiding in some bushes after running from the scene of the accident. He is charged with reckless driving with property damage, leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, DUI, battery on law enforcement and driving with a suspended or revoked license.

He was transported to the Pinellas County Jail.


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