EASTON — Easton police on Monday, July 1, arrested a Trappe man during a traffic stop.

According to police, officers stopped a Kia passenger car for speeding on U.S. Route 50 at High Street.

Police said the driver was identified as Filemon Morales Ortiz, 40, of Trappe.

Police said an open can of beer was in the car's center console, and officers smelled a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the car and Ortiz.

Ortiz could not complete field sobriety tests successfully, and an Intoxi-meter test showed his blood alcohol content was over the legal limit, police said. He was charged with driving under the influence.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.