Jun 15, 2016
Dana K. Hinton, 52, of Millsboro, Del. was arrested for a third offense charge of driving under the influence of alcohol after a Rehoboth Beach Police Officer observed him driving his vehicle with a revoked license.
On Tuesday at around 12:30pm a Rehoboth Beach Police Officer patrolling in the area of Rehoboth Avenue and First Street observed Hinton operating a white Jeep Wrangler with Delaware registration plates. The officer stopped Hinton after identifying him as having a revoked driver’s license.
Upon initially contacting Hinton, the officer could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle and Hinton showed signs of impairment. Hinton was administered standardized field sobriety test during which he showed additional signs of impairment. Hinton was taken into custody, a blood analysis search warrant was obtained and he was transported to Beebe Healthcare where a blood draw was performed.
Hinton was arrested and charged with 1 count of third offense driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, 1 count of driving while suspended or revoked, and 1 count of failure to have insurance identification in possession.
Hinton was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $2501.00 secured bail.
Presented by PIO Lt. Jaime B. Riddle.