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Sunday, October 07, 2018
Troopers Arrest Millsboro Woman for 7th Offense DUI After Crash
Millsboro– The Delaware State Police have arrested a Millsboro woman for her 7th Offense DUI after she was involved in a single motor vehicle hit and run crash.
The incident occurred on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at approximately 3:21 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the 26000 block of Starboard Road in reference to a hit and run crash. Upon arrival, Troopers met with the resident who advised that his mailbox was struck by a maroon Ford work van.
Through investigative measures, Troopers were able to identify the van and the driver, 56 year-old Kim M. Toohey. Troopers made contact with Toohey on Sassafras Road who was driving a different vehicle at the time. An odor of alcohol was detected and a DUI investigation ensued. A computer check revealed that Toohey had six previous DUI convictions, making this her seventh offense. A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of drug paraphernalia. Toohey was transported back to Troop 7 where she was charged with the following:
7th Offense DUI after 6 prior offenses
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Leaving the Scene of Property Collision Accident
Failure to Provide Information At Collision Scene
Failure to Have Insurance Identification
Failure to Report a Collision Involving Alcohol
Failure to Have Registration Card in Possession
Toohey was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Womens Correctional Institution $20,602.00 cash only bond.