On January 27, 2018 at 2212 hours, Newtown Township Police conducted a traffic stop on the operator of a tan Toyota Corolla for driving an unregistered vehicle. After identifying the operator as 61 year old Vladimir Mikhaylov of Newtown, PA, police obtained a PennDOT certified driving history and determined that Mikhaylov was also operating under an ignition interlock limited license. Police confirmed that the vehicle that Mikhaylov was driving at the time did not have the interlock device installed.
On February 5, 2018, charges were filed. Mikhaylov was processed on these charges and released at Northampton Township Police Department on February 9, 2018.