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THE FOLLOWING IS A NEWS RELEASE FROM THE WILMINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Case#: 2011-008413, 2011-008414
Time: 12:10 a.m.
Location: 1300 block Dock Street
Offense: DWI, Hit & Run

Summary: Responding WPD officers spoke with witnesses who said they saw a vehicle hit a car in the unit block (0 – 99) S. Water Street.

The witnesses followed the vehicle, trying to get a license plate number, but the car sped away. The witnesses said they relocated the vehicle after it had hit three parked cars in the 1300 block of Dock Street. They saw the driver jump and run southbound.

A WPD K-9 team initiated a track and found the suspect as he came out from between some houses in the 1200 block of Orange Street.

The suspect, Scott David Kelly, d.o.b. 5-10-1980, of Wilmington, was transported to NHRMC for treatment of minor injuries sustained in the crashes. He was charged with DWI and Hit and Run, and transported to the NHC detention facility.

His bond was set at $1,000.

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