Impaired Driving from Elementary School Incident


On January 12, 2017 Milford Police arrested Shawn A. Williams, 38 of Lincoln, following an impaired driving investigation on the grounds of Lulu Ross Elementary School. At approximately 7:25 am Milford Police received several calls of a vehicle being driven through the parking lot in a suspicious manner. The vehicle eventually struck several vehicles as it fled school grounds, nearly striking several witnesses who attempted to get the vehicle to stop. Police state that further investigation revealed the black Mitsubishi Gallant was operated by Mr. Williams. Mr. Williams was eventually located and taken into custody in Lincoln without incident. Mr. Williams has been charged with three counts of Reckless Endangering 2nd degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Leaving the Scene of a Property Collision Accident, Reckless Driving, and Failure to Report a Collision. Mr. Williams was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #2, where bail was set at $3400.00 secured, along with a no contact order with the victims and Lulu Ross Elementary School. Mr. Williams was committed to the custody of the Delaware Department of Correction at the Sussex Correctional Institution.Mr. Williams is scheduled for a bail review at the Sussex County Court of Commons Pleas on January 17th, 2017.



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