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UPDATE: Former St. Rep. Brad Bennett Out of Jail, Less Than Two Weeks into a 60-Day Sentence

UPDATED STORY 10.16.12:  After serving less than two weeks in jail, former State Representative Brad Bennett is now on supervised custody at his Dover home.

On October 4, Bennett began serving a 60-day sentence for DUI in Wilmington in April when he sideswiped a parked police car; he pleaded guilty last month to DUI; it’s his second drunk driving conviction in two years; his first arrest was in Lewes in 2010.

The Department of Corrections says Bennett was placed on supervised custody because he was being compliant and agreed to serve his sentence NOT under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

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ORIGINAL STORY:  The Wilmington News Journal is reporting that former State Representative Brad Bennett last week began serving a 60-day sentence in jail for DUI in Wilmington in April when he sideswiped a parked police car.

Bennett pleaded guilty last week to DUI; it’s his second drunk driving conviction in two years; his first arrest was in Lewes in 2010.

When Bennett gets out of jail, he will serve one year of probation, his driver’s license will be suspended for two years and he will also have to pay $750 in restitution and complete a substance-abuse treatment program.

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