LOWVILLE A Lowville man was accused Monday of violating a Lewis County Family Court order.
Village police charged Jeffrey A. Ward, 41, of 7584 S. State St., Apt. 1, with first-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment. He was arraigned in Village Court and released on his own recognizance to reappear in court at a later date.
Mr. Ward was accused of punching a 16-year-old girl in the face on Thursday at his residence, violating an order of protection. Police did not name the alleged victim.