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November 19, 2012

Police Log: Nov. 19, 2012 — Felony arrest

SARANAC LAKE — A Saranac Lake man is accused of criminal contempt. 

Saranac Lake Village police arrested Raymond A. St. John, 55, at 2:37 a.m. Sunday after St. John allegedly got into a physical altercation with someone with whom he had an active order of protection. 

While being placed under arrest, St. John put up a brief struggle, according to police. 

He was charged with second-degree harassment, a violation; resisting arrest, a misdemeanor; and first-degree criminal contempt, a class E felony. 

St. John was arraigned in Village Court and remanded to Franklin County Jail on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond. 

— Compiled by Staff Writer Ashleigh Livingston and Contributing Writer Jennifer Meschinelli

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