Cops, Courts and Fire

DUI Arrest Made During Truck Enforcement

A photo from a Newtown-Makefield Truck Enforcement Team detail in 2015.
Credit: Newtown Borough police

A routine detail by the Newtown-Makefield Truck Enforcement Team led to a driver being arrested for DUI.

Police said the DUI commercial vehicle driver was arrested during the morning detail on Washington Avenue at Elm Avenue in the borough.

In addition to the DUI driver being taken off the street, six vehicles were inspected, four were found to have violations, one citation was issued and one vehicle was taken off the road, police said.

The truck enforcement details are held sporadically between Newtown Borough, Newtown Township, Wrightstown and Upper Makefield.


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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: Phone: 215-431-1001