Dover Man Charged with Felony DUI During Traffic Stop on North Dupont Highway

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DOVER, DE – a 36-year-old Dover man was arrested for a felony DUI after a traffic stop by police in the Dover area Saturday night.

Delaware State Police Announce they have arrested 36-year-old Antholyn Vaquiz of Dover.

According to police, on Saturday, at approximately 9:49 p.m., a trooper on patrol observed a dark blue BMW 535i traveling southbound at a high rate of speed on North Dupont Highway at the intersection with Dyke Branch Road.

“The trooper conducted a traffic stop on the sedan and contacted the operator and sole occupant, identified as Antholyn Vaquiz. The trooper detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from Vaquiz’s breath, and a DUI investigation ensued,” the Delaware State Police said in a statement. “Vaquiz was subsequently taken into custody at the scene without incident. A search of Vaquiz led to the discovery of approximately 1.88 grams of marijuana, and a computer check of Vaquiz revealed that he had four prior convictions for DUI.”