Updated: Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011, 2:53 PM EST
Published : Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011, 2:15 PM EST
WARSAW, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Rochester professional basketball player was charged with DWI in Wyoming County Tuesday morning. Lawmen say that their investigation found that Marlin N. Johnson, 35, had 17 suspensions on his drivers' license.
Johnson was stopped at 2:45 a.m. for speeding and driving erratically on Route 19 in the town of Warsaw. Lawmen say that Johnson had no license and that his operating privileges had been revoked by New York state 17 times.
He was charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation, DWI, driving with a blood alcohol content of more than .08 percent, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operation, speeding and consuming alcohol in a car.
Johnson was arraigned in Town Court and committed to Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail. He has a return date to court February. 7.