On Nov. 22 at 11:10 p.m., Middletown Police stopped a Townsend driver for speeding. A routine records check revealed the man had 10 outstanding court warrants, eight through the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas.


On Nov. 22 at 11:10 p.m., Middletown Police stopped a Townsend driver for speeding. A routine records check revealed the man had 10 outstanding court warrants, eight through the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas.

 

Scott A. Johnson, 39, of the 1000 block of Caldwell Corners Road, was charged with speeding after police said he was traveling 51 mph in a 35 mph zone in the area of Levels Road and U.S. 301.

Other charges included: driving while his license was suspended or revoked, failure to carry insurance, failure to carry proof of registration, ficticious or cancelled registration plate, and expired registration.

In addition to the eight warrants on file for Johnson from New Castle County Court of Common Pleas, police said Johnson also had an outstanding warrant through New Castle County Superior Court and the Bethany Beach Alderman’s Court.

Johnson was committed to the Howard Young Correctional Institute in default of $20,500 cash bond as a result of his outstanding warrants to await another court appearance.