Penn Yan man charged with felony after illegal contact

Police arrested a Penn Yan man on a felony charge after an investigation into contact he had with a protected party.

Timothy Bennett, 51, of Penn Yan was charged with aggravated family offense, a felony, as well as harassment.

The charges stem from contact he had with a person who had a court order of protection against him.

Police say Bennett called the protected party on the phone. He was transported to the Yates County Jail pending arraignment.

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