Driving While Intoxicated, Failure to Maintain Lane, Impeding Traffic, Unclear Plates, and Maintenance of Lamps

On Sunday, April 12, at approximately 1:25 am, Patrolman Umair Latif stopped a 2006 BMW X5 operated by Kevin Dotson, age 47, of Easton, on Route 78 East for multiple violations. During the stop, Ptl. Latif detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage on Mr. Dotson’s breath and soon determined that he was intoxicated. Ptl. Latif arrested Mr. Dotson and obtained samples of his breath for chemical testing to determine the content of alcohol in his blood. Mr. Dotson was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Failure to Maintain Lane, Impeding Traffic, Unclear Plates, and Maintenance of Lamps. He was released to the custody of a responsible adult and his vehicle was towed and impounded.