On February 4, 2018, at approximately 5:30 p.m. State Police responded to a residence on Allen Hill Road in Peru for a report of a domestic dispute.
The victim reported that 51-year-old Tracy L. Carte threatened to physically harm the victim. Carte was located and arrested. He was charged with Menacing 3rd
degree (B misdemeanor). Carte was arraigned in the Town of Ausable Court and released after posting $500 cash bail or $1,000 bond. A stay away order of protection was issued at the arraignment to Carte, ordering him to have no contact with the victim.
A short time later, State Police responded back to the victim’s address to serve the victim her copy of the order of protection issued by the Town of Ausable Court. Carte was located in the driveway. He immediately began to flee on foot when he observed the patrol vehicle. Troopers pursued Carte on foot, through the backyard of the residence and into an open field, where he was eventually taken into custody. Carte was arrested and charged with Criminal Contempt 2nd
degree (A misdemeanor) and Resisting Arrest (A misdemeanor). He was again arraigned in the Town of Ausable Court and remanded to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 secure bond.