County Sheriff’s Office: Man violates order of protection

(Photo via the Cortland County Sheriff's Office Facebook page).

A man was arrested late Saturday evening after he violated an order of protection, according to a Cortland County Sheriff’s Office report.

The report noted that Ricki R. Stanton Jr., 42, violated a stay-away order of protection when was present at a residence in the town of Willet. Stanton left the scene prior to the arrival of local authorities, but county sheriff’s deputies found him with assistance from the Broome County Sheriff’s Office.

Stanton was arrested and charged with second-degree criminal contempt – a Class-A Misdemeanor. He was released on one’s own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in Town of Willet court at a later date.