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Waterloo man arrested on felony charges after violating protective order

Police say that a Waterloo man was arrested on a felony contempt charge after officers learned that he violated a stay away order of protection.

On Monday at 10:52 p.m. police arrested Brian McDermott, 36, of Waterloo following a complaint, which was received by police.

The complaint alleged that McDermott violated a protective order, which had been filed against him.

Police say that McDermott violated the order by failing to stay away from the protected party and their place of employment.

Due to previous convictions – the original charge of second-degree criminal contempt was elevated to first-degree criminal contempt, which is a Class E felony. Additionally, McDermott was charged with aggravated family offense, which is also a Class E felony, according to police.

He was processed and transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility.