Dial 911 for Emergency

Dover Man Charged with DUI and Reckless Endangering After Crashing into Building

Incident Number: 50-22-20475

Date and Time: Monday, July 4th, 2022 at 2:30 a.m.

Location: 1105 South DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

Contact: Dover Police Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman Email: mark.hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department arrested Wayne Kersey (31) on DUI and related charges following an accident in the early morning hours of July 4th, 2022. Officers responded to a building at 1105 South DuPont Highway for a report that a red Dodge Ram truck collided with the building. When officers arrived on scene, the vehicle was not occupied. Two apartments inside the building were occupied, but none of the residents were injured as a result of the collision. Officers ran the registration of the suspect vehicle and determined the owner was Wayne Kersey. Officers checked the area and located Kersey just south of the location of the collision. When officers contacted Kersey, he had minor injuries and glass on him from the accident.

Kersey was arrested without incident and released on a $9,800 unsecured bond on the following offenses:
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Criminal Mischief
-Reckless Driving
-Multiple Traffic Offenses

Wayne Kersey
Dover, DE

If you wish to provide information on this case or other criminal activity, please contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130.  Callers may remain anonymous.  Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Dover Police Victim Services Unit is available to provide help and guidance.  You can contact the Victim Services Unit at 302-736-7134 or by email at: Diane.Glenn@cj.state.de.us

You can follow the Dover Police Department by clicking on:

Dover Police Website