A Bear, Del. man was arrested this morning in Rehoboth Beach on suspicion of a sixth incident of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Delaware State Police say the incident occurred about 1:15 a.m. when a trooper spotted an SUV driven by Jeffrey W. Barnes traveling northbound on state Route 1 make an illegal U-turn into the southbound lanes.
The trooper said he followed the vehicle, which then crossed over the concrete median and back.
He pulled Barnes over in a Walmart parking lot as the SUV was heading west onto Old Landing Road.
Police said Barnes tried to run away but was chased down. He was taken to Troop 7 barracks in Lewes.
A computer check showed he had five previous DUIs stretching back to 1996.
Barnes was charged with felony DUI and other traffic offenses. Bail was set at $9,400.