Vehicular assault charge follows investigation

FELTON — A 53-year-old Magnolia woman was charged with vehicular assault following a single vehicle, DUI related crash Wednesday morning, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. According to authorities, the incident occurred at approximately 11:05 a.m., in the area of Indian Point Road and Andrew’s Lake Road. Arriving troopers located a 2000 […]

Fourth offense DUI reported in Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 36-year-old Rehoboth Beach man was charged with a fourth offense DUI of alcohol following a traffic violation stop around 8 p.m. Wednesday night, authorities said. Justin M. Martine was driving a silver Jeep Compass that struck a curb when turning left from First Street onto Rehoboth Avenue, rupturing a tire. There […]

SoberLift ride program returns to beach for July 4 weekend

DOVER — The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is reactivating its SoberLift program, in partnership with Lyft, for the second consecutive year over the Fourth of July holiday to Delaware’s beach resort community. The program will begin on Wednesday at 4 p.m. and run through Sunday at 2 a.m., and will provide free Lyft vouchers […]

Delmar man faces vehicular assault charges in Millsboro crash

MILLSBORO — The Delaware State Police have charged a Delmar man with multiple counts of vehicular assault stemming from a DUI related crash in Millsboro on Saturday afternoon. State police public information officer Master Cpl. Michael Austin said the incident occurred at 5:10 p.m. at the intersection of Mt. Joy Road and Townsend Road, Millsboro. […]

Dagsboro police have 24/7 mobile access for bloodwork

DAGSBORO — When police are out for blood, time often is of the essence. With town council’s blessing, town of Dagsboro police now have one-hour, 24/7 mobile service when bloodwork is needed in processing driving under the influence and related incidents. The service will be provided by Lab at Seascape of Milford through a phlebotomy […]

Dover man faces fifth DUI charge, hits two pedestrians

DOVER — The Delaware State Police have arrested a Dover man with his fifth offense DUI after he struck two pedestrians, spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Cpl. Jaffe said the incident occurred Saturday at 7:14 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to North Dupont Highway and West Denneys Road for a crash involving two pedestrians. […]

Sixth DUI of alcohol for Georgetown man

BRIDGEVILLE — A 51-year-old Georgetown man was arrested on a sixth DUI of alcohol charge after a vehicle stop Friday night on Coverdale Road in the area of Millpark Drive, Delaware State Police said Saturday. Salomon V. Morales was driving a black Volkswagen Jetta when a traffic violation allegedly occurred at approximately 10:50 p.m., spokesman […]

Millsboro man charged with fifth DUI offense

MILLSBORO — A 65-year-old Millsboro man was charged with a felony fifth offense DUI Sunday after a single motor vehicle crash, Delaware State Police said. According to spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, the incident occurred at approximately 5:10 p.m. when troopers were dispatched to John J. Williams Highway and Rosedale Road for a report of […]

Delaware authorities announce DUI checkpoint results

DOVER — The Delaware Office of Highway Safety coordinated DUI checkpoints in all three counties last Saturday from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. the following morning, netting six DUI arrests and nearly 100 additional citations. OHS described Checkpoint Strikeforce as “extremely successful.” “The statewide media coverage was a deterrent that discouraged many impaired drivers from […]

Third offense DUI charge for Felton man

ELLENDALE — A 34-year-old Felton man was arrested in connection with an alleged residential burglary after he was found to be under the influence for the third time, Delaware State Police said Monday. The burglary was reported last Friday when troopers responded to the 15000 block of Redbud Drive, spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. […]