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Dover Man Charged with Fifth Offense DUI 3-9-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-7793

Date/Time:  Saturday, March 7th, 2020 at 12:19AM 

Location:  Bay Road and Lafferty Lane, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested 48-year-old Charles Black, Jr. for a 5th offense DUI charge on Saturday morning.  At approximately 12:19AM, a Dover officer stopped Black in the area of Bay Road and Lafferty Lane for driving with a suspended license.  During the stop, the officer observed that Black was intoxicated and proceeded to conduct Field Sobriety Tests.  At the conclusion of the tests and investigation, Black was charged with the following offenses and released on a $5,601 unsecured bond:
-Fifth Offense DUI
-Driving While Suspended
-Additional Administrative Traffic Violations

Charles Black, Jr.