Troopers Arrest Bridgeville Man for Felony DUI and Drug Offenses

Delaware State Police arrested 32-year-old Robert Layton of Bridgeville, Delaware, for felony DUI and drug offenses yesterday morning.

On May 22, 2024, at approximately 11:25 a.m., troopers on patrol saw a maroon Ford pick-up weaving left and right while driving southbound on Coverdale Road near Seaford. Troopers saw the driver make additional traffic violations and pulled the truck over. The driver, identified as Robert Layton, showed signs of impairment and troopers also saw that there was a child in the truck. The troopers administered Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and after the tests, Layton was arrested for driving under the influence. A computer check showed that he had two prior DUI-related convictions. During a search of Layton’s truck, troopers found approximately 2.9 grams of crack-cocaine, approximately 1.015 grams of suspected heroin, and approximately 1.15 grams of suspected powder cocaine.

Layton was taken to Troop 5, where he was charged with the crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $15,003 secured bond.


  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony) – 3 counts
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance, Tier 1 (Felony)
  • 3rd Offense DUI (Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child
  • Failure to Have Insurance Identification in Possession
  • Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device
  • Failure to Remain in a Single Lane

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