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Posted on: April 13, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Man charged with felony after violating order of protection

Kristopher R. Burch

Date of Incident: Monday, February 15, 2021 

Incident Location: 399 Broadway

Township: Fort Edward 

Case # 2021-003570

INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED: Kristopher R. Burch Age:46 Address: Athol, NY

Charges Filed: Criminal Contempt in the First Degree

Arraigned: Yes 

Lodged: Yes 

Bail:$2500.00 Cash 

INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, Kristopher R. Burch was arrested and charged with Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, a class E Felony. It’s alleged that Burch contacted a female he was familiar with that was in violation of an Order of Protection which was in place protecting the female from any type of contact from Burch. 

Burch was arraigned in the Town of Fort Edward Town Court and committed to the Washington County Jail in lieu of bail.

Officer (s) Handling the Arrest: Investigator M. Ashton

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