State Police Arrest Woman for Felony DUI Following Pursuit

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Cierra Cooper


The Delaware State Police arrested 34-year-old Cierra Cooper of Felton, Delaware for felony DUI following a pursuit that occurred in Dover early Wednesday morning.

On August 30, 2023, at approximately 1:46 a.m., a trooper on patrol observed a silver Hyundai sedan traveling northbound on South State Street north of East Lebanon Road swerving over the double yellow line several times. The trooper also observed that the car was traveling northbound in the southbound lane. The trooper attempted to stop the car, but the driver failed to comply. The trooper pursued the car on US-13 northbound before it turned onto River Road and then onto New Castle Avenue. The driver, identified as Cierra Cooper, stopped and exited the car in an alley adjacent to New Castle Avenue.

The trooper smelled alcohol and detected signs of impairment. Cooper was taken into custody after field sobriety tests were administered. A computer check showed that Cooper had two prior convictions for DUI and no valid driver license.

Cooper was taken to Troop 3 and charged with the following crimes:

  • 3rd Offense DUI (Felony)
  • Disregarding a Police Officer Signal (Felony)
  • Numerous traffic offenses

Cooper was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 7 and was released on $5,900 unsecured bond.

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