Milford Man Charged With 4th Offense DUI

Released By Sgt. Robert Masten On 03.05.2019    Incident #51.19.2345 @1845 Hours

On 03.02.2019 Milford Police arrested a Milford man following an investigation into an impaired driving.  On 03.02.2019 the Milford Police Department Communications Division received a call from a concerned citizen about a possible impaired driver.  An officer from the Patrol Division was able to locate that vehicle on North Walnut Street.  The officer activated all emergency equipment in an attempt to get the vehicle to stop, but the operator initially failed to do so.  After following the vehicle a short distance the officer was able to conduct the stop on Bright Way in Brightway Commons Apartment Complex.  Further investigation, that included field sobriety test, led to Juan Cortez-Reyes, 34 of Milford, being taken into custody.  The investigation also revealed Mr. Cortez-Reyes had three prior convictions for driving under the influence.  Mr. Cortez-Reyes has been charged with 4th Offense Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence and Driving Without A Valid License.  Mr. Cortez-Reyes was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $3100.00 secured.  Mr. Cortez-Reyes was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution and is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 03.08.2019 for a Preliminary Hearing.  Cortez-Reyes

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