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Suspect Flees from Traffic Stop, Charged with 3rd Offense DUI 6-2-17

Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-16897

Date/Time:   Friday, June 2nd, 2017 at 12:59AM

Location:   South New Street and Reed Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department arrested Dennis Stevens Jr. (38) for DUI (third offense) and other charges following a traffic stop on Friday morning.  At approximately 12:59AM, officers on patrol in the area of South New Street and Reed Street observed a green Jeep Cherokee commit a moving violation and attempted to stop the vehicle.  Stevens ignored police and drove the vehicle to South Queen Street where he fled on foot.  Following a track by Dover K9 Riko, Stevens was located in the 100 Block of S. New Street where he was taken into custody without incident.  Stevens was committed to JTVCC in default of $6900.00 cash bond on the following charges:
-3rd Offense DUI
-Disregard Police Officer Signal
-Resisting Arrest
-Various traffic violations

Dennis Stevens Jr.