Bear Man Arrested in Rehoboth for 6th DUI

Jan 18, 2013 -- 10:21am

Delaware State Police arrested a man from Bear in Rehoboth beach this morning for his sixth DUI offense.

Police say they spotted 39-year-old Jeffrey Barnes stopped at the intersection of Routes 1 and 24 just after 1 a.m.; police say Barnes then made an illegal U-turn and drove southbound in the northbound lanes.

Police followed Barnes to Old Landing Road where he pulled into the Walmart parking lot. Police say Barnes attempted to flee, but the officers caught up with him.

He was charged with felony DUI and various other traffic offenses and committed to SCI in lieu of $9,400 bail.

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