Johnston Sentenced on Barred Charges

Scott Johnston of Buffalo Center, pled guilty to “Driving While Barred,” an aggravated misdemeanor, stemming from a traffic stop by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office on February 2, 2020.  Johnston was sentenced to serve 365 days in the Winnebago County Jail, with all but 7 days suspended. Johnston was ordered to pay a $625.00 fine, applicable surcharges, and costs. The fine was suspended.  Johnston was placed on probation for a period of one year to the Department of Correctional Services.

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