Constableville man accused of contempt, harassment

CONSTABLEVILLE — A village man was accused of threatening violence against a woman with a protection order against him, causing two misdemeanor charges to be filed.

Simeon Kent, 46, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment.

According to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office news release on the incident, Mr. Kent allegedly threatened to harm a female at a High Street residence in the village during a “domestic incident” on the evening of Sept. 23.

Deputies found Mr. Kent to be in violation of a “refrain from contact” protection order.

He was taken to county jail after his arraignment at the Turin Town Court and held on $200 cash or $400 bond bail, the release said.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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