On 02.07.2019 an investigation into an impaired driving led to the arrest of a Magnolia man. On 02.07.2019 at approximately 11:41 pm, an officer on patrol on North DuPont Boulevard (US Rt 113) in the area of Northwest 10th Street observed a Chevrolet Suburban pull onto the roadway and occupy the right lane. The vehicle was then observed by the officer drifting into the left travel lane in which the patrol vehicle was occupying. The officer had to quickly slow the patrol vehicle to avoid the Chevrolet Suburban. The officer conducted a vehicle stop nearby and initiated the investigation into the impaired driving. The investigation resulted in William E. Bronson, 55 of Magnolia being taken into custody. Mr. Bronson has been charged with 5th Offense Driving a Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol, Failure to Have Insurance Identification in Possession, Failure to Have Registration Card in Possession, Failure when Moving Right, Left or Turning to Signal Continuously Not 300 feet or > 1/2 Mile Before Turning, and Improper Lane Change. Mr. Bronson was presented at the Justice of the Peace Court #7, where bail was set at $2504.00 secured. Mr. Bronson was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution and is scheduled to appear at the Kent County Court of Common Pleas on 02.15.2019 for a Preliminary Hearing.
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