STANFORD - A man who allegedly went door to door asking for crack before leading police on a high-speed chase is scheduled to appear in Lincoln District Court next week on several felony charges, stemming from the April 4 arrest.
Richard S. Johnson, 31, of 104 South Second St., is charged with fleeing/evading police, driving under the influence of intoxicants, fourth offense, driving under a suspended license for DUI, third or greater offense, reckless driving, first-degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, resisting arrest and terroristic threatening.
According to the report of Stanford police officer Barry McCoy, Johnson was going door to door on Cotton Avenue and River Drive, asking for crack. When police located Johnson's truck and attempted to stop him for reckless driving, Johnson allegedly drove away before running his Ford Ranger off the road. Police report the suspect ran into a field, eluding them for a short time. A K-9 unit was used by state police in the search for the suspect.