Repeat drunk driver charged with 4th DUI

A Delaware City man has been charged with driving under the influence for a fourth time, following a brief police chase.

 

Police initially tried to pull Anthony Carter over for speeding.

A radar clocked the 38-year-old going 94 mph in a 65 mph zone, along a stretch of E. Pulaski Highway in Newark early Saturday morning.

But instead of stopping, police say Carter tried to escape.

Carter was eventually apprehended on Cathy’s Court in New Castle and charged with DUI, along with a dozen other traffic violations committed during the chase.

“Fortunately troopers continue to search for impaired drivers on the highways. Even though we’re taking licenses away from them, they’re still getting behind the wheel and driving impaired,” said Cpl. Bruce Harris.

Delaware State Police says the repeat drunk driver lost his license in 2003.

Carter is being held at the Howard Young Correctional Center on $2,700 secured bond.

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