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Cortland Man Charged with Criminal Contempt


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Officers with the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Route 11 in Cortlandville back on June 15th around 7:15pm for a reported harassment. The Sheriff’s Office says during their investigation, they had determined 51 year old Chad A. Griffin of Cortland, had violated a full stay away order of protection.

The Sheriff’s Office says Griffin had contacted the protected party through social media. On Friday, June 21st, officers were able to locate Griffin and arrest him. He was charged with Criminal Contempt in the 2nd, a Misdemeanor.

He was taken to the Sheriff’s Office for processing and was arraigned the following day through the Centralized Arraignment Process. Griffin was then remanded on cash bail, the Sheriff Office says.

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