Police: Dover Crash Leads To DUI (Heroin), Vehicular Assault Charges, Driver Released

The Dover Police Department has charged a man with  Driving Under the Influence and Vehicular Assault 2nd Degree,  according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffmann said 61-year-old John Stroud was charged as a result of a vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday, July 9th at approximately 12:11 pm.

Stroud was operating a vehicle eastbound on Loockerman Street, in the westbound lanes, approaching S. DuPont Highway. Stroud’s vehicle entered the intersection, striking another vehicle driven by a 46-year-old male who was then transported to a nearby hospital for non-life threatening injuries, according to Hoffman.

During the investigation, it was discovered that Stroud had used heroin prior to operating his vehicle, said Hoffman.

Stroud was then released on an O.R. Bond by Justice of the Peace Court #7 on the following charges:
-Driving Under the Influence
-Vehicular Assault 2nd Degree
-Driving without a License