Jail inmate charged with contempt
FORT EDWARD — A Hudson Falls man has been charged with two felony counts and two misdemeanor counts in connection with making multiple phone calls to a victim while being held in the Washington County Jail.
Brandon T. Lord, 26, was charged with two counts of aggravated family offense, a felony, and two counts of second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor, on July 26.
Lord is currently in jail on a parole violation and charges stemming from a domestic dispute with the victim.
He was arraigned in Washington County Centralized Arraignment Court on the new charges.
Washington County Sheriff Jeffrey Murphy, in a news release, said Lord on July 18 made calls to a person who is the protected party in an order of protection.
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Lord will appear in Fort Edward Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.