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Sussex Countian
  • Suspected drunk driver damages fence at Georgetown Exxon

  • A 34-year-old Millsboro man was arrested May 11 after he allegedly struck and damaged a fence at the Georgetown Exxon while operating a Ford pickup truck under the influence of alcohol.
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  • A 34-year-old Millsboro man was arrested May 11 after he allegedly struck and damaged a fence at the Georgetown Exxon while operating a Ford pickup truck under the influence of alcohol.
    According to the Georgetown Police Department, officers were summoned to the gas station at the intersection of Route 113 and County Seat Highway around 3 p.m. for a property damage crash in the parking lot. Police said Pablo Hernandez-Garcia struck some fencing on the property, and he was found to be under the influence of alcohol. Police said Hernandez-Garcia was taken into custody without incident. Police said a search of Hernandez-Garcia revealed a small plastic baggie located in his pants pocket. Police said the baggie contained a small amount of a white, powdery substance that field tested positive for cocaine. Polices said it was also discovered that Hernandez-Garcia was operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license due to previous DUI convictions.
    Police said Hernandez-Garcia was charged with felony DUI, possession of cocaine, and several traffic charges. He was released after posting bond with a future court date.

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