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Harrington Woman Charged With 3rd Offense DUI

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Tammy L. Beaulieu Tammy L. Beaulieu

HARRINGTON, Del.– Police have charged a Harrington woman with her third DUI offense following a traffic stop.

Harrington police said that just before 10 p.m. Friday, officers observed a vehicle crossing the double yellow lines while traveling southbound on Delaware Avenue. As the vehicle turned onto Liberty Street, the vehicle ran over the curb, according to police.

Police said when officers made a traffic stop and approached the driver, identified as 51-year-old Tammy L. Beaulieu, they immediately detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. Officers also found an open alcohol container in the center console, according to police. 

Officers took Beaulieu into custody after giving her field sobriety tests. Police said that while at the Harrington Police Department, Beaulieu began complaining of side pain and was transported to Milford Memorial Hospital for evaluation. Police then obtained a search warrant for a blood draw.

Investigators said that while at the hospital the blood draw was completed and Beaulieu was also evaluated for the pain in her side. According to police, after completing the blood draw, the staff of the ER and police stepped out of the room to get paperwork. Police said when they they returned, one vial of blood was missing as Beaulieu attempted to hide it from the officer. It was later located hidden in a box in her room, authorities said.

After being released from the hospital, Beaulieu was transported back to the Harrington Police Department where a computer check revealed that Beaulieu had previous DUI Convictions in 1994 and 2001. She was subsequently charged with third offense driving under the influence, hindering prosecution, failure to have insurance identification in possession and driver over curb. She was then released on $4,525 unsecured bond.

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