18 April 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On April 17th, 2021, Troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Gary Lawton, 59, of Salamanca, for Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree.
 
The Troopers responded to a residence in Randolph for a report of a violation of an order of protection. Investigation revealed that Lawton violated a stay-away order by contacting the victim through text messages and arriving at the victim’s residence. Lawton was located at his residence by the Salamanca Police Department and turned over to SP Jamestown Troopers. Lawton was processed at SP Jamestown and released with an appearance ticket. Lawton is scheduled to appear in the town of Randolph Court on a later date.
 

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