The following arrests were recently made by Middletown police on contempt of court charges and violations of court orders:
• Peter Dickson, 20, of Hartshorne Road in the Locust section of Middletown, was arrested on March 24 by Patrolman Adam Vendetti on contempt of court warrants issued by the Middletown and Holmdel municipal courts.
He was released after posting $1,500 bail.
• Darren Mensch, 38, of Schelly Drive in Middletown, was arrested on March 24 by Detective Daniel Sullivan for shoplifting and on a contempt of court warrant issued by the Middletown Municipal Court.
He was held on $5,500 bail, set by Judge Richard Thompson.