Delaware man arrested for DUI 8th time

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DOVER, DE – The Delaware State Police report a Delaware man has been arrested for DUI an eight time today. Police initiated a traffic stop on Octavio Lopez-Hernandez, 27, at around 1:50 am early Saturday morning in Dover.

Before the stop, a DSP trooper on patrol observed a silver Nissan Rogue traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on North Dupont Highway near Scarborough Road.

“The trooper stopped the Rogue and contacted the driver and only occupant, identified as Octavio Lopez-Hernandez,” the Delaware Police said in a statement.

After smelling alcohol on Lopez Hernandez’s breath, he was taken into custody. Police later learned he had seven prior DUI convictions.

Hernandez was also driving with a suspended license and failed to provide proof of insurance to officers.

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