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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

Troopers Arrest Millsboro Man for 5th Offense DUI

Date Posted: Sunday, May 26th, 2024

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Delaware State Police arrested 40-year-old Antonio Mancilla-Pertuz, of Millsboro, Delaware, for 5th offense DUI, following a traffic stop Friday night.

On May 24, 2024, at approximately 8:09 p.m., a trooper observed a Volkswagen Jetta speeding eastbound on Millsboro Highway. The trooper initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Antonio Mancilla-Pertuz. Upon approaching the vehicle, the trooper smelled a strong odor of alcoholic beverages emitting from Mancilla-Pertuz’s breath and observed signs of impairment during their interaction.

Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were administered, and based on the results, Mancilla-Pertuz was arrested for driving under the influence. A subsequent computer check revealed that he had four prior DUI-related convictions and was driving without a valid license. During a search of his vehicle, an open container of beer was found.

Mancilla-Pertuz was transported to Troop 4, where he was charged with the crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $6301 cash bond.


Antonio Mancillo-Pertuz


  • 5th Offense DUI (Felony)
  • Traffic-related offenses
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