Bainbridge man arrested for a felony after violating an order of protection




        Troop C - Sidney 

          Major James E. Barnes
      Troop Commander



(Greene, NY – March 20, 2017) On March 18, 2017, at about 8:30 p.m., New York State Police at Norwich arrested Donald J. Hart, age 43, of Bainbridge, NY for the felony of Criminal Contempt 1st degree, and the violation of Harassment 2nd degree. 

This arrest occurred after troopers were advised of a physical dispute that had occurred earlier that morning in the Village of Greene.  An investigation determined that during that dispute Hart had grabbed the victim by the arm.  His conduct violated a valid order of protection that had been placed against him on behalf of the victim. 

Hart was arraigned in the Village of Greene Court and remanded to the Chenango County Jail in lieu of $ 2,500 cash bail or $5,000 property bond.  

Donald J. Hart