DWI HIT PARADE: Carol Russ busted for 5th DUI after hitting culvert
WILL THE LAME JUDGES WHO KEEP LETTING HER OUT OF JAIL BE TIED TO A PILLORY ON THE TOWN SQUARE?
Delaware State Police Spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier reports that the incident occurred around 8:09 p.m. Sunday, September 3, 2017, as Carol D. Russ, 51 of Bridgeville, was operating a 1996 Chevrolet Sport Van eastbound on Seashore Highway (SR404) west of Ritchie Lane when she drove off the south side of the road and continued eastbound until she struck a cement culvert and came to a stop. Russ was injured in the collision and upon the trooper’s arrival, a DUI investigation ensued.
Carol Russ was transported back to Troop 5 where a computer check revealed she had four previous DUI convictions and this would make her fifth. She was charged with 5th Offense Driving Under and Combination of Alcohol and Any Drug, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, and Failure to Remain within a Single Lane. Russ was arraigned at JP3 and committed to Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $5,550.00 secured bond.