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Hammondsport man charged with criminal contempt

Police report the arrest of a Hammondsport man.

According to a news release, the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Frank J. Adams, 49, of Hammondsport following an investigation of a reported order of protection violation.

It is alleged that Adams violated an order of protection by an incarcerated person in the Steuben County Jail. Adams is presumed to have used another inmate’s profile to contact a person that was protected by an order of protection. He was charged with criminal contempt.

Adams was arraigned and returned to the jail.