NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Pennsylvania man has entered a guilty plea to firearm and resisting arrest charges, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.
Travon X. Johnson, 21, of Easton pled guilty to second-degree unlawful possession of a handgun, second-degree certain persons not to possess firearms, and fourth-degree resisting arrest by flight on June 26 before the Honorable Michael C. Gaus, J.S.C. at the Sussex County Courthouse, pled guilty in Newton, Taggart said.
These charges arose from a motor vehicle stop by Officer Jonathan Poon of the Sparta Township Police Department on Route 15 in Sparta Township on Feb. 9, Taggart said.
He is scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 4.
Johnson was represented by Shepard Kays, Esq. and the State was represented by Special Deputy Attorney General/Acting Assistant Prosecutor Jerome Neidhardt.