Man Charged With 11th DUI In Delaware - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Man Charged With 11th DUI In Delaware

Posted: Updated:
State police say the driver, 77-year-old Ruppert Bell Jr., of Bridgeville, showed signs of impairment, and a DUI investigation ensued. Courtesy: Delaware State Police) State police say the driver, 77-year-old Ruppert Bell Jr., of Bridgeville, showed signs of impairment, and a DUI investigation ensued. Courtesy: Delaware State Police)
BRIDGEVILLE, Del. -

State police say a Bridgeville man faces his 11th DUI charge following a traffic stop Saturday night.

According to state police, a trooper traveling south on Coverdale Road at 6:40 p.m. Saturday spotted the truck in front of him speeding and crossing into the northbound lanes numerous times.

The trooper activated the lights and siren on the patrol car, and the driver made a right onto Hastings farm Road and pulled into a private driveway.

State police say the driver, 77-year-old Ruppert Bell Jr., of Bridgeville, showed signs of impairment, and a DUI investigation ensued.

While he was in custody, a computer check revealed 10 prior DUI convictions dating back to 1987, and the most recent being in 2005.

Bell was arraigned on charges that including driving after judgment prohibited, driving while suspended or revoked, failure to remain in a single lane and speeding.

He was arraigned and sent to jail in lieu of $16,102 cash bond.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Police: Man kills wife, wounds self at New Jersey hospital

    Police: Man kills wife, wounds self at New Jersey hospital

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:45:20 GMT
    Authorities say a man shot his wife and himself at a hospital in southern New Jersey.Camden County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Jason Laughlin says both are alive and being treated.
    Authorities say a man shot his wife and himself at a hospital in southern New Jersey.Camden County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Jason Laughlin says both are alive and being treated.
  • Girl set to testify in Bryant School school abduction

    Girl set to testify in Bryant School school abduction

    A now 7-year-old girl abducted from her Philadelphia kindergarten and sexually assaulted could testify Wednesday in the trial of a former day care worker.
    A now 7-year-old girl abducted from her Philadelphia kindergarten and sexually assaulted could testify Wednesday in the trial of a former day care worker.
  • Man Robs Olney Dunkin Donuts After Asking For Cup of Coffee

    Man Robs Olney Dunkin Donuts After Asking For Cup of Coffee

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:46:10 GMT
    Police are looking for a man who robbed a Dunkin Donuts in Olney.This happened on August 21 at 8:12 pm while employees were working inside the store located at 5401 North 5th Street. 
    Police are looking for a man who robbed a Dunkin Donuts in Olney.This happened on August 21 at 8:12 pm while employees were working inside the store located at 5401 North 5th Street. 
Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices