Frederica man arrested for DUI in Harrington

The Harrington Police Department arrested Tyler J. Melton, 20 of the 700 Block of Mulberrie Point Rd. in Frederica, for driving under the influence of alcohol.

While on patrol March 20 along Delaware Avenue, police stopped a vehicle operated by Melton for a traffic violation.  According to the police, the officer immediately smelled alcohol, observed a case of beer and an open beer can in the vehicle and administered the standard field sobriety tests.

Melton was then taken into custody and transported to the Harrington Police Department for processing.  He was charged with driving by a minor after consumption of alcohol, failing to remain in a single lane and possessing no registration or insurance at the time.  He was released pending a future court appearance.

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