SPARTA, NJ – A Lake Hopatcong man was picked up on an open warrant after being stopped for speeding on Route 15 north.  On March 7 around 3 p.m. Officer Michael Poon pulled over Johar Knight, 27, for driving 73 MPH in a 55 MPH, police said.

When Poon checked his credentials the officer found Knight’s license was suspended.  Knight also had a warrant out of Franklin Boro, police said.

Knight was taken into custody and brought to Sparta Police Department Headquarters for processing.  He was ticketed with driving while suspended, expired license and speeding.  He was given a court date and turned over to Franklin police