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Man Charged With 11th DUI In Delaware

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State police say the driver, 77-year-old Ruppert Bell Jr., of Bridgeville, showed signs of impairment, and a DUI investigation ensued. Courtesy: Delaware State Police) State police say the driver, 77-year-old Ruppert Bell Jr., of Bridgeville, showed signs of impairment, and a DUI investigation ensued. Courtesy: Delaware State Police)
BRIDGEVILLE, Del. -

State police say a Bridgeville man faces his 11th DUI charge following a traffic stop Saturday night.

According to state police, a trooper traveling south on Coverdale Road at 6:40 p.m. Saturday spotted the truck in front of him speeding and crossing into the northbound lanes numerous times.

The trooper activated the lights and siren on the patrol car, and the driver made a right onto Hastings farm Road and pulled into a private driveway.

State police say the driver, 77-year-old Ruppert Bell Jr., of Bridgeville, showed signs of impairment, and a DUI investigation ensued.

While he was in custody, a computer check revealed 10 prior DUI convictions dating back to 1987, and the most recent being in 2005.

Bell was arraigned on charges that including driving after judgment prohibited, driving while suspended or revoked, failure to remain in a single lane and speeding.

He was arraigned and sent to jail in lieu of $16,102 cash bond.

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