Felony DUI charge follows shoplifting complaint

LEWES — A 58-year-old woman was charged with a sixth offense DUI following a shoplifting complaint Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. Troopers were called to the Acme grocery store at 18578 Coastal Highway at approximately 1:03 p.m. for a reportedly intoxicated person shoplifting, authorities said. Prior to arriving troopers received broadcasts […]

Tougher DUI laws, but concerns persist

DOVER — It’s been nearly a decade since Delaware’s impaired driving laws toughened and they’ve been an effective deterrent, according to the former legislator who spearheaded efforts in 2011. Elevated penalties with each DUI conviction are a must, former state Rep. Helene Keeley said last week. “I think statistics will show that most people arrested […]

Dover men arrested for DUI, gun possession in two separate incidents

DOVER — A 43-year-old Dover man was charged with DUI and a firearm offense after being found slumped over a steering wheel late Wednesday, authorities said. Shawn Schlegel was contacted by officers at approximately 10:41 p.m. in the area of Blue Beach Drive and Alder Road; Dover Police said a loaded 9mm handgun was allegedly […]

Blades man charged with third offense DUI

BLADES — A 39-year-old Blades man was charged with third offense DUI after an initial domestic disturbance call early Thursday, Delaware State Police spokesman Sgt. Darren Lester said. According to authorities, Quanteve L. Hanzer had been involved in a verbal dispute with family members that escalated into a physical altercation with family members. Police said […]

Fifth offense DUI charged in Lewes

LEWES — A 44-year-old Lewes man was charged with a fifth offense DUI following a domestic incident and ensuing traffic stop, Delaware State Police said. Woodrow W. Dickerson drove from the scene of a domestic incident in the 30000 block of Buttonwood Drive and was later stopped on Coastal Highway after allegedly committing traffic violations, […]

Millsboro man charged with seventh DUI offense

LEWES – A 55-year-old Millsboro man faces a seventh DUI offense. Delaware State Police Tuesday night charged Bryan K. Gray after a traffic stop led to the discovery that he was under the influence, according to state police spokeswoman Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe. At about 6:45 p.m. May 12, a trooper observed a white Lincoln […]

Fourth offense DUI charge for Milton man

HARBESON — A 48-year-old Milton man was charged with a fourth offense DUI following traffic violations late Wednesday, police said. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper, Eugene F. Frederick was stopped while driving a Dodge Ram pickup truck at approximately 11:50 p.m. The stop came on Martins Farm Road, and police […]

Milford man charged with fourth DUI

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 52-year-old Milford man was charged with a fourth offense DUI following a traffic stop early Friday, authorities said. Marc White was stopped after his vehicle was seen speeding at approximately 12:30 a.m., Delaware State Police spokeswoman Sr. Cpl. Heather Pepper said. A stop was made on Coastal Highway in the area […]

Fifth offense DUI for Houston man

MILFORD — A 57-year-old Houston man was charged with a fifth offense DUI of alcohol following a traffic stop for a moving violation at approximately 1:01 a.m. Saturday, Milford Police spokesman Sgt. Robert Masten said. Mark T. Stevenson was driving a Chevrolet S10 when stopped in the area of Del. 15 (Canterbury Road) and Airport […]

Third-offense DUI charge for passed out driver

DOVER — A 30-year-old man was charged with third-offense DUI after being found passed out behind the wheel of a car Monday night, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Police said Kyle Hertz was unconscious with the vehicle in reverse gear when they arrived at West North and South Queen streets at 6:11 […]