Lights out: Georgetown man arrested on sixth DUI

MILLSBORO – Delaware State Police early Tuesday morning arrested a Georgetown man found to be operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol for the sixth time.

The incident occurred at approximately 12:12 a.m. Dec. 12, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

Lance Perry

A trooper detected a traffic violation on a Nissan Altima traveling northbound on Oak Orchard Road.  During the traffic stop the trooper detected an odor of alcohol upon contacting the driver, Lance Q. Perry, 41, of Georgetown.

A DUI investigation ensued.  Perry was taken into custody.  A computer check revealed that Perry had five previous DUI convictions.

Perry was charged with sixth offense driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while suspended or revoked, and failure to have two head lamps.  He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $7,001 cash bond.

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