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Lewes woman faces 5th DUI

January 3, 2018

A Lewes woman faces felony DUI after police say she was driving under the influence for her fifth time.

Lemonitra K. Hensley, 60, was driving at 10:55 a.m. Jan. 2 when a trooper saw her go through a red traffic light at the intersection of Sweetbriar Road and Route 9, said Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe of the Delaware State Police.

The trooper stopped Hensley and began a DUI investigation; police also found .13 grams of crack cocaine in her sock, Jaffe said.

Hensley was charged with her 5th DUI, possession of a controlled substance, failure to have insurance identification in possession, failure to have registration card in possession and failure to stop at a red light. She was arraigned out of Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $5,700 unsecured bond.