Delaware State Police

Troopers Arrest Lewes Woman For 5th Offense DUI and Drug Charges

Lemonitra Hensley


Lewes- The Delaware State Police have arrested a Lewes woman after she was observed committing a traffic violation and found to be under the influence for the 5th time,  and in possession of crack-cocaine.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018 as a trooper observed a green Chevrolet Prizm go through a red traffic light at Sweetbriar Road and Lewes-Georgetown Highway.  A traffic stop was conducted and contact was made with the operator, identified as 60-year-old Lemonitra K. Hensley of Lewes.  Shortly there after, a DUI investigation ensued.   A computer check revealed Hensley had four previous DUI convictions making this arrest #5.

Hensley was transported back to Troop 7 in Lewes where it was discovered that she had 0.13 grams of crack-cocaine concealed in her sock.  Subsequently, she was charged with 5th Offense Driving Under the Influence, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Failure to Have Insurance Identification in Possession, Failure to have Registration Card in Possession and Failure to Stop at a Red Light.  She was arraigned out of Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $5700.00 unsecured bond.

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