The Delaware State Police arrested 53-year-old Stephen Speight of Salisbury, Maryland for felony DUI following a traffic stop that occurred in Seaford earlier this morning.
On June 19, 2023, at approximately 2:56 a.m., a trooper on patrol observed a gray Toyota Corolla traveling north on Sussex Highway approaching Brickyard Road. The trooper saw the car swerving and crossing the lane lines on the roadway, and he stopped the Corolla as it pulled into the parking lot of the Royal Farms located at 8800 Concord Road. The trooper spoke with the driver and only occupant, identified as Stephen Speight, and smelled alcohol coming from his breath. The trooper detected signs of impairment with Speight, and Speight was subsequently arrested for DUI.
Speight, who has five previous convictions for DUI, was taken to Troop 5 and charged with Sixth Offense DUI (Felony) and other traffic offenses. He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $10,002 cash bond.