Man arrested for violating order of protection in Willsboro




Major John H. Tibbitts Jr.

Troop B Commander



On February 7, 2018, at approximately 7 a.m. State Police responded to a residence on Cypress Avenue in the town of Willsboro for a report of a domestic dispute.
On scene, an investigation revealed that 36-year-old Joshua M. Sanford, was in violation of a stay away order of protection by being in contact at that address with the protected party. He was also found to be wanted by the Elmira City Police Department.
Sanford was arrested and charged with Criminal Contempt 1st degree, having been convicted of Criminal Contempt 2nd degree within the preceding five years.  He was arraigned in the Town of Lewis Court and remanded to Essex County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.