Delaware State Police have arrested 60-year-old Marc Lynam of Newark, Delaware for felony DUI following a single vehicle collision investigation that occurred in the Newark area on Friday afternoon.
On October 14, 2022, at approximately 12:47 p.m., troopers responded to the area of Sunset Lake Road at Reybold Road for a report of a single vehicle collision. Investigation revealed, Marc Lynam was operating an unregistered and uninsured 1969 Chevrolet Nova on Sunset Lake Rd in the area of Reybold Road while driving in a reckless manner, passing multiple vehicles on the shoulder of the roadway. Lynam subsequently lost control of his vehicle and traveled off the roadway where he struck a ditch.
Upon contact, troopers observed signs of impairment and a subsequent DUI investigation ensued. Lynam was taken into custody without incident. A computer check on Lynam revealed that he had four prior convictions for DUI.
Lynam was transported to Troop 2 and charged with the following offenses:
- Fifth Offense DUI (Felony)
- Driving While Suspended
- Operation of an Unregistered Motor Vehicle
- Reckless Driving
- Failure to Have Required Insurance
- Numerous other traffic offenses
Lynam was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $4,800 secured bond.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell
Released: 101522 0840
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