Del. alcohol chief resigns

    Siobhan Sullivan was stopped for DUI early Thursday morning near Lewes. She resigned a day later.

    One day after being arrested for drunk driving, the director of the Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement has resigned.

    Siobhan Sullivan was stopped for a traffic violation early Thursday morning on Route 1 near Lewes and subsequently charged with driving under the influence (DUI).

    Friday she submitted a letter of resignation to Secretary of Safety and Homeland Security Lewis Schiliro. Schiliro immediately accepted the resignation.

    Here is the letter in its entirety:

    Dear Secretary Schiliro:

    I want to personally inform you I have the utmost respect for you, the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement, as well as the agents who serve.

    I hereby tender my resignation, effective immediately, my position as the Director of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement.

    I am grateful for the opportunity to serve for the past two years, and I value the many years of service I have given to the State of Delaware.


    Siobhan G. Sullivan

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