41-year-old Lance Q. Perry

Delaware State Police have arrested a Georgetown man after he was found to be operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol for the sixth time.

The incident occurred just after midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 12, when a trooper observed a Nissan Altima, traveling northbound on Oak Orchard Road in Millsboro, commit a traffic violation. A traffic stop was conducted and upon contact with the operator, 41-year-old Lance Q. Perry, of Georgetown, the trooper detected the odor of alcohol. A DUI investigation ensued and Perry was taken into custody. A computer check revealed he had five previous DUI convictions.

Perry was charged with sixth offense driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while suspended or revoked and failure to have two headlamps. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $7,001 cash bond.