Newark Police Arrest Six For DUI Saturday, Making Eight In 31 Hours

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The Newark Police make eight arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs.

Between 11:00  pm on November 14 and 6:00 am on November 16, Newark Police Officers arrested eight drivers for DUI in eight separate incidents, according to Lt Andrew Rubin. Six of the arrests came in a 6-hour span between 12:30 am and 6:30 am Saturday morning.

Of the arrests made, four resulted from traffic stops, two resulted from property damage crashes and two motorists were found asleep at the wheel – one in the roadway and another in the drive-thru lane of a local restaurant.

As of early November 2019, DUI arrests in Newark are up more than 16% over the same time period last year, said Rubin.

In 2018, over 4,000 people were arrested for DUI in Delaware and nearly 200 of those arrests occurred in Newark.

 

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