Delaware State Police have arrested 53-year-old Arthur Perdue of Seaford, DE for Manslaughter and other charges following a fatal motor vehicle collision investigation that began in January.
On January 6, 2022, Delaware State Police responded to the intersection of Atlanta Road and Brighton Drive in Seaford regarding a motor vehicle collision. The ensuing investigation revealed that vehicle passengers Hope Glasgow, 14, of Seaford, DE and Nathan Glasgow, 6, of Seaford, DE had succumbed to serious injuries sustained in the incident. The driver of the vehicle that had struck the victims was identified as Arthur Perdue. On June 13, 2022, Perdue was indicted by the Grand Jury on the following charges:
Manslaughter (Felony) – 2 counts
Vehicular Assault First Degree (Felony)
3rd Offense Driving Under the Influence (Felony)
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Driving on the Wrong Side of the Roadway
Passing in a No-Passing Zone
Failure to Have Required Insurance
On June 13, 2022, Perdue was contacted by troopers at the Division of Motor Vehicles building in Delaware City and taken into custody without incident. Perdue was transported to Troop 6, where he was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $65,203 cash bond.
Source: DE State Police Newsroom