A Slatington driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident in Carbon County.

State police at Lehighton said Eric Jon Gross, 46, was stopped about 10:50 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at Delaware Avenue and Foruth St., in Palmerton, for a traffic violation.

He was found to be under the influence, taken into custody and transported to the barracks for a breath test. The DUI charge is pending, troopers said.