Troopers Arrest Hartly Man for Reckless Endangering After DUI Crash

Delaware State Police arrested 26-year-old Steven Wolinski of Hartly, Delaware, for several felony offenses following a crash into a Hartly residence yesterday.

On July 2, 2024, at approximately 6:05 p.m., troopers responded to a report of a Chevrolet Silverado that crashed into an occupied house on the 4000 block of Arthursville Road in Hartly. The driver of the Silverado ran away from the crash scene before troopers arrived. After troopers arrived, they searched the area and found the driver, later identified as Steven Wolinksi. He was arrested and taken to Troop 3. Throughout their contact with Wolinksi, troopers saw multiple signs of impairment and he refused to perform field tests. During the investigation, troopers searched the Silverado and found a loaded firearm and open bottles of alcoholic beverages in the truck. No one was injured as a result of the crash.

At Troop 3, Wolinski was charged with the crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 7, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $76,102 secured bond.


Steven Wolinksi











  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (Felony) – 2 counts
  • Criminal Mischief over $5,000 (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm While Under the Influence
  • DUI
  • Multiple Traffic Offenses

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