March 1, 2013

Police Log: March 1, 2013 — Felony arrest


---- — SARANAC LAKE — A Saranac Lake man incurred felony charges after he allegedly violated an order of protection.

Steven C. Whitman, 47, allegedly shoved the person who was protected by the order and was arrested at 10:20 p.m. Jan. 2, Saranac Lake Village Police said.

Whitman was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, and second-degree harassment, a violation.

Whitman was arraigned and sent to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bail bond.

He was not in Franklin County Jail custody Wednesday but the Sheriff’s Department could not confirm whether he had posted bail.

The Saranac Lake Village Court could not be reached Thursday for Whitman’s next court date.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg