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A Croghan man has been arrested for allegedly breaching a protective order twice this week.

Jay M. Augustyn, 32, was charged by the Lewis County Sheriff‘s Office with second-degree criminal contempt on Tuesday.

The Sheriff’s Office said Mr Augustyn was stopped by a deputy while driving on Tillman Road in the town of New Bremen for a traffic violation. Deputies said Mr Augustyn’s protected person under the protection order was in the car with him.

He received a ticket to appear in court at a later date.

On Wednesday, Mr Augustyn was again charged by the Sheriff’s Office with sixth degree contempt and conspiracy.

The Sheriff’s Office said Mr Augustyn was involved in a domestic incident with two other people at a house in the village of Croghan.

Before the deputies arrived, two of those involved left the house, according to the sheriff’s office.

Mariah L. Ward, 28, of Martinsburg, was also charged with sixth degree conspiracy.

Ms Ward and Mr Augustyn have been given tickets to appear in New Bremen City Court at a later date.

Mr Augustyn has been charged with breaching the court’s protective order on four other occasions this year.

William D. Perkins, 36, of Lowville, was charged with common-law driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated and speeding for allegedly driving at 54 mph in an area of 30 mph.

According to Lowville Village Police, Mr. Perkins was driving on Utica Boulevard when he was pulled over for speeding.

The officer allegedly found “an odor of alcohol” coming from Mr Perkins, who later failed field sobriety tests, police said.

Mr Perkins recorded a level of 0.26 per cent in a subsequent blood alcohol test.

He received tickets to appear in court in Lowville.

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