Rollover Crash Leads To Woman Charged With 6th DUI

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Lewes- The Delaware State Police have arrested a Lewes woman after she was found to be operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol for the 6th time, according to Public Information Officer Senior Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said the incident occurred on November 7, 2019, at approximately 9:37 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to an accident in the area of Conley Chapel Road south of Beaver Dam Road in Lewes. Upon arrival, Troopers discovered a dark gray GMC Sierra had been involved in a single-vehicle crash where the vehicle traveled off the roadway and rolled over. Upon contact with the driver of the Sierra, 56-year-old Cheryl S. Surber, an odor of alcohol was detected and a DUI investigation ensued, said Pepper.

Surber was taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 7. A computer check revealed that Surber had five previous DUI convictions, making this her 6th arrest, according to Pepper. Surber was charged with the following:

6th Offense Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Driving While Suspended or Revoked
She was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Delores Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $7,000.00 cash-only bond.


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