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. […]

Milford man facing fourth DUI charge

MILFORD — Joel M. Gleysteen, 23, of Milford, was arrested by Milford police on Wednesday and faces an alleged fourth offense driving under the influence of alcohol charge, police said. An officer from the Milford Police Department responded to a parking lot in the 600 block of North DuPont Boulevard for a report of an […]

DUI charge follows crash into 7-11

DOVER — A 25-year-old Dover woman was charged with DUI and other offenses after her vehicle crashed through the front of a 7-11 on U.S. 13 early Sunday morning, Dover Police said. According to authorities, Andrea Wayman put her parked car in drive at approximately 1:48 a.m. and it crashed into the store. Two persons […]

Smyrna man charged with 7th DUI offense

  SMYRNA — A 38-year-old Smyrna man was charged with a felony seventh offense DUI after police initially responded to a reported verbal domestic incident inside a vehicle last Saturday morning, according to allegations in an arrest affidavit. Augustine A. Haymond Jr. was stopped while driving a silver vehicle that allegedly pulled away from a […]

Three suspects with histories of DUIs arrested in Kent County

  DOVER — Three Kent County men were charged with felony DUI after separate traffic stops last week in the Camden and Smyrna areas, according to arrest affidavits. John W. Mereider, 59, of Camden-Wyoming, was allegedly found asleep in the driver’s seat of a Dodge Dakota at 1:15 a.m. Friday, Delaware State Police said in […]

Camden man’s bid to toss DUI blood draw is denied

  DOVER — A man’s bid to invalidate a DUI of alcohol investigation blood draw last year was denied in Kent County Superior Court Wednesday. Several factors warranted a Delaware State Police trooper’s probable cause for a blood draw involving motorist Edward Hale after a single-vehicle crash into a ditch on Steeles Ridge Road near […]