Troopers Arrest Subject for 5th Offense DUI

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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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