Crash Leads to Arrest for DUI & Weapons Offenses


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A Bridgeville man on a moped was arrested after a crash in the area of Gravel Hill and Webb Roads near Milton Friday night around 7. Delaware State Police say a Georgetown Police officer detained 33 year old Michael Lewis when he tried to leave the scene of the crash. A trooper observed signs of impairment and Lewis refused to provide identification. A search was conducted and police found a loaded firearm in Lewis’s backpack as well as a bottle of brandy and his identification.

Lewis was taken to Troop 4, where he was charged with the crimes listed below.

  • Possession of a Firearm Previously Convicted of a Felony (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm while Under the Influence
  • Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
  • Driving While Revoked
  • Operation of an Unregistered Motor Vehicle
  • Careless Driving

He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2, and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on a $6,503 secured bond.