Violation of a Restraining Order CL TWP

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On Friday, February 26, at approximately 6:45 pm, officers arrested a twenty-nine (29) year-old Rutherford man and charged him with domestic violence-related contempt. The man is accused of having a third party contact a twenty-three (23) year-old township woman in an attempt to have the woman drop a restraining order that she has against the man. The victim, the township woman, subsequently reported the violation to police and also provided copies of the Facebook messages that were sent. The man subsequently turned himself in at police headquarters where he was arrested. He was charged with Contempt and transported to the Hunterdon County Jail in default of $2,500 bail