Man Held On Felony Charges After Crashing Moped In Rehoboth

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Rehoboth Beach- The Delaware State Police arrested 32-year-old TRAVIS B. TERRY (photo 2014) after he was involved in a single motor vehicle crash and found to be under the influence and in possession of drugs, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred on August 9, 2020, at approximately 2:42 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the 2000 block of Ramblewood Drive in Rehoboth Beach, for a report of a single-vehicle crash involving a moped.

Upon arrival, Troopers made contact with the operator of the moped, Travis Terry when an odor of alcohol was detected, according to Jaffe. Further investigation revealed that Terry was traveling northbound on Ramblewood Drive when he struck a branch in the roadway and he and his moped fell to the ground.

A DUI investigation ensued when approximately 7.72 grams of cocaine and drug paraphernalia were found on Terry’s person, said Jaffe. A computer inquiry revealed that Terry had been charged with three previous DUI’s, making this his fourth offense, added jafe. Terry was transported to the Beebe Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Upon his release he was transported back to Troop 7 where he was charged with the following:

Possession With Intend To Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
4th Offense Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol (Felony)
Possession of Controlled Substance Tier 1 Quantity (Felony)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Driving While Suspended or Revoked
Terry was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $21000.00 secured bond.

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