Newark Man Charged With 5th DUI After Crash Friday

Delaware State Police have arrested 60-year-old Marc Lynam of Newark, Delaware for felony DUI following a single-vehicle collision investigation that occurred in the Newark area on Friday afternoon, according to Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said on October 14, 2022, at approximately 12:47 p.m., troopers responded to the area of Sunset Lake Road at Reybold Road for a report of a single-vehicle collision. Hatchell said Marc Lynam was operating an unregistered and uninsured 1969, Chevrolet Nova, on Sunset Lake Road in the area of Reybold Road while driving in a reckless manner, passing multiple vehicles on the shoulder of the roadway. Lynam subsequently lost control of his vehicle and traveled off the roadway where he struck a ditch.

Upon contact, troopers observed signs of impairment according to Hatchell. Lynam was taken into custody without incident and a computer check showed that he had four prior convictions for DUI said Hatchell.

Lynam was transported to Troop 2 and charged with the following offenses:

Fifth Offense DUI (Felony)
Driving While Suspended
Operation of an Unregistered Motor Vehicle
Reckless Driving
Failure to Have Required Insurance
Numerous other traffic offenses
Lynam was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $4,800 secured bond.

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