Milton man charged with 4th DUI, other traffic charges

1280 Frederick

HARBESON, Del. – Delaware State Police arrested a Milton man late Wednesday night after it was learned that he was driving under the influence for the fourth time.

At around 11:50 p.m., a trooper stopped a vehicle after watching it commit multiple traffic violations on Martins Farm Road in Harbeson. After making contact with the driver, 48-year-old Eugene Frederick, an odor of alcohol was detected, and a DUI investigation began.

A search of the vehicle was conducted, resulting in the recovery of a hunting knife, approximately .20 grams of cocaine, and drug paraphernalia. A computer check revealed that Frederick had three prior DUI convictions.

Frederick was charged with fourth offense DUI (felony), possession of a deadly weapon by person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, possession of a controlled substance, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding in excess of posted speed limit, failure to stop at a stop sign, and failure to maintain lane.

He was held at SCI on $10,606 secured bail.

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