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Police: Man Arrested for Suspected Early-Morning DUI on New Year's Day

While on patrol in Wrightstown Township shortly before 4 a.m. on Jan. 1, an officer arrested a Quakertown man on suspicion of DUI.

The Newtown Township Police Department reported the following recent indicents. Click on the PDF file attached to this article for complete details.

The new year didn't get off to a great start for one Quakertown man, who was arrested for suspected DUI early New Year's Day.

While on patrol on Durham Road in Wrightstown Township around 3:50 a.m. on Jan. 1, an officer observed a vehicle stopped on the side of the road with the driver door open and the lights on.  The officer made contact with the driver, a 53-year-old resident of Quakertown.

After a brief investigation, the man was arrested on suspicion of DUI. He was taken to Saint Mary Medical Center to have blood drawn for testing; charges are pending the results of the blood work.

Police also reported that at approximately 1:10 p.m on Dec. 31, a resident of Diamond Drive reported that he had been a victim of fraud when an unknown person withdrew money from his bank account. The bank is involved with the investigation.  

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