On February 24, 2018 at 0128 hours, Newtown Township Police conducted a traffic stop on the operator of a red Chevrolet Equinox for committing several vehicle code violations. Upon contact with the driver, 49 year old Roman J Stepa Jr. of Newtown, PA, the officer detected the odor of alcohol. Stepa was unable to satisfactorily perform field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. He was processed and released at Northampton Township Police Department. Charges are pending blood evidence results.