Pasadena Teen Arrested, Charged with DUI by Delaware State Police Troopers

Delaware State Police Troopers reportedly arrested and charged a Pasadena Teen with driving under the influence following a traffic stop in Sussex County. 

According to a statement by police spokeswoman Lieutenant India Sturgis, on June 8, 2024, at approximately 11:16 p.m., a black 2007 Ford Ranger was observed by troopers on patrol as it was traveling northbound on Coastal Highway at a high rate of speed with no headlights illuminated. Troopers initiated a traffic stop. However, the Ford did not stop and continued northbound in an aggressive manner.

 "As the Ford approached the intersection with Sylvan Acres Road, it exited the roadway onto the grassy median, overturned multiple times, and came to a stop in the southbound lanes of Coastal Highway," the statement said.  "The driver was ejected from the window while the Ford overturned and was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated and released for non-life-threatening injuries."

 The driver, 18-year-old Daniel Munroe of Pasadena, was charged with Disregarding a Police Officer (Felony), Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Under 21, Aggressive Driving, Driving Vehicle at an Unreasonable Speed, Failure to have Lights on when Required, Failure to use Turn Signal – 4 counts, and Possession of Personal use Quantity Marijuana Under 21 (Civil Violation). He was released on his own recognizance.

***Any suspects/arrested/charged individuals and persons of interest named in the articles are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.***