A Lewes man has been arrested by Milton Police for a DUI 4th offense.Â Milton officers working the safe family holiday enforcement program went to help another officer with a suspicious vehicle parked at a closed business.Â The vehicle took off with police following â€“ then stopped in a private lane and 30 year old Steven Williams was arrested.Â He failed a field sobriety test and a computer check showed 3 previous DUI convictions on his record.Â Williams is being held in default of bond.Â
NEWS RELEASE:Â Milton Police on December 12, 2010 arrested Steven Williams, 30, of Lewes Delaware, for DUI 4th offense (F), Disregard a Police Officer Signal (F), Resisting Arrest and Criminal Trespass 3rd.
Milton Police were working the safe family holiday enforcement program from the office of highway safety. Milton Police were responding to assist another officer and observed a suspicious vehicle parked at a closed business. Milton Police attempted to contact the operator of the suspicious vehicle several times.
The suspicious vehicle fled from the Milton Police with the police pursuing the suspicious vehicle. The suspicious vehicle pulled into a private Lane and the operator Steven Williams exited the vehicle in an attempt to get away from the Milton Police. Williams was apprehended at that time. Milton Police observed several empty beer cans in the vehicle and a strong odor of alcohol beverage emanating from Williams. Milton Police conducted field sobriety tests on Williams. Milton Police conducted a computer check on Williams driving record and observed that he had three previous DUI convictions.
Milton Police transported Williams back to Milton Police Department where he was processed and a warrant was obtained for the above listed charges. Williams was arraigned at Justice of Peace Court Three and committed to SCCI in default of $5,600.00 cash bond pending a preliminary hearing in Court of Common Pleas.