DSP: Man charged with sixth DUI offense in Ellendale

Kervy Riley, 53, of Lincoln

A man is facing his sixth DUI charge, after police say they noticed the smell of alcohol coming from a vehicle, in Sussex County.

Delaware State Police say on Sunday, just before 5:30 PM, a trooper traveling southbound on DuPont Boulevard (US 113), north of West Robbins Road, noticed that a Chevrolet Malibu was pulled over on the shoulder of the roadway with its flashing lights on, in Ellendale. The trooper reportedly then pulled behind the vehicle to check on the occupants.

According to the report, the trooper noticed an odor of alcohol when making contact with the driver, 53-year-old Kervy Riley, of Lincoln. A DUI investigation apparently began and Riley was taken into custody. Once back a t Troop 4, authorities say a computer check revealed that 53-year-old five previous DUI convictions.

Riley was charged with sixth offense of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving after judgement prohibited, and driving while suspended or revoked. He was later turned over to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $11,500 secured bond.

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