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Penn Yan man accused of violating order of protection during domestic incident

The Penn Yan Police Department arrested a man after a domestic incident that occurred on August 29.

Christopher D. Shay, 38, of Penn Yan was arrested for criminal contempt, aggravated family offense, criminal mischief, and harassment.


It is alleged that Shay got into the victim’s vehicle and engaged in an argument. Shay attempted to take the car keys from the victim and damaged the victim’s hand and key fob. During the time of the incident, there was an active order of protection between Shay and the victim.

Shay was remanded to the Yates County Jail in lieu of bail.



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