Police arrest Millsboro man driving under the influence in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Del.- The Delaware State Police arrested a 30-year-old man after he led police on a pursuit Saturday night in Georgetown.

Police said they tried to perform a traffic stop on a black Hyundai Elantra for driving 64 mph in a 45 mph zone on Park Ave.

Police said Tevon Savage, of Millsboro, who was driving the Hyundai Elantra, failed to stop and led police on a chase for several miles, while violating traffic laws.

Officers said during the pursuit, police deployed stop sticks and punctured Savage’s front tire on Harbeson Rd.

We are told Savage continued to flee, until coming to a stop on the shoulder of the road on Harbeson Rd. in the area of Carpenter Rd.

Police said Savage then exited the car and was taken into custody without incident.

Police said Savage was driving under the influence.

He is now being charged with disregarding a police officer signal, driving under the influence, and numerous traffic violations.

Savage was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $3,200 secured bond.

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