Towamencin Township Manager Rob Ford, 57, has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of DUI after he was stopped at a sobriety checkpoint Aug. 17 in Hatfield Township and failed field sobriety tests, according to police. Ford, a U.S. Navy veteran, was coming home from a Phillies game, when he was detained in a North Penn Area DUI Task Force checkpoint on Cowpath Road, per The Reporter. Ford told officers he had several alcoholic beverages at a Phillies game, per the article. Ford allegedly had red, watery eyes and smelled of alcohol, per police. A blood test by Volunteer Medical Service Corps of Lansdale showed a BAC level of .111, police said. A preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 15 before District Judge Kenneth Deatelhauser in Souderton, per court documents. Towamencin Township Supervisors Chairman Dan Littley told The Reporter that the DUI arrest is a private matter and that supervisors were aware of the incident. Littley told the newspaper that Ford was arrested on his own time while driving his own vehicle. Ford was in the Navy for 30 years, retiring in 2009 as a captain. Ford was in The Gulf War (Desert Storm) as a bombardier navigator on a Grumman A-6 Intruder bomber, the workhorse of the Navy fleet. Read more at this link.