Frankford Woman Arrested for 5th DUI and Drug Offenses Following Traffic Stop

The Delaware State Police arrested 47-year-old Casey Whitman, of Frankford, Delaware for a felony DUI and drug-related charges on Saturday evening in Frankford.

On January 6, 2024, at approximately 10:38 p.m., a trooper on patrol observed a gray Ford F-250 bearing a Delaware tag traveling westbound on Gum Tree Road in the area of Dupont Boulevard in Frankford. The trooper initiated a traffic stop after a computer inquiry of the tag revealed it was a fictitious tag. Troopers made contact with the driver, identified as Casey Whitman, and a 55-year-old woman that was found hiding under a blanket in the backseat. During the contact with Whitman, troopers observed her trying to conceal items from her purse in her jacket pocket as well as signs of impairment. The 55-year old woman was discovered to have active warrants issued by Selbyville Police Department. Both subjects were taken into custody without incident. A subsequent search of Whitman and the Ford led to the discovery of approximately 2.54 grams of suspected crack cocaine, approximately 65 bags of suspected heroin, and several drug paraphernalia.

Whitman was transported to Troop 4 where she refused Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. A computer check showed Whitman has four prior alcohol or drug DUI-related convictions. She was charged with the below offenses. Thompson was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Correctional Institution on a $6804 cash bond.

  • 5th Offense DUI (Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance – 2 counts
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Traffic Offenses

The 55-year-old woman was turned over to Selbyville Police Department.

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