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Hillsborough jail deputy charged with DUI

Published Jun. 1, 2015

SEFFNER — A sergeant at the Hillsborough County Jail on Orient Road was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving under the influence.

According to an arrest report, Richard Dibitonto, 54, of Seffner, was seen stopped in the left lane on Kingsway Road N. He was asleep at the wheel, smelled of alcohol and had red watery eyes, the report said. He was arrested and released on bail Sunday morning, sheriff's officials said.

Dibitonto has been relieved of duty during an investigation, officials said.