On January 27, 2019 at approximately 0105 hours, Newtown Township Police conducted a traffic stop on the operator of a green 2010 Chevrolet truck on Durham Road for committing a vehicle code violation. Upon contact with the driver, 50 year old Richard David Steele of Newtown, PA, the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage. Steele was unable to satisfactorily perform field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence. He was processed at Northampton Township Police Department and released. Charges are pending blood evidence results.