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Seaford Man Charged With Third DUI

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Ithamar Blanchard Ithamar Blanchard

HARRINGTON, Del.- Harrington police say a traffic stop led to the arrest of a Seaford man for his third offense DUI.

Police said that at around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, an officer stopped a vehicle on South DuPont Highway for a traffic violation. According to police, the driver, identified as 39-year-old Ithamar Blanchard, smelled of alcohol. Police said that after completing standard field sobriety tests, Blanchard was taken into custody.  Police said it was also determined that prior to driving Blanchard had also smoked marijuana. 

Police then transported Blanchard to Milford Memorial Hospital for a blood draw.  Following the blood draw, Blanchard was transported back to the Harrington Police Department where he was charged with third offense driving under the influence of of a combination of alcohol and any drug and failure to remain in a single lane.  He was arraigned via video phone at Justice of the Peace Court 7 and released on $2,550 unsecured bond pending a future court appearance.  

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