Penn Yan man charged with violating protection order

A Penn Yan man was charged with criminal contempt on Monday after contacting an individual with an order of protection levied against him.

The Penn Yan Police Department reports that Benjamin R. Grishaber, 22, of Penn Yan was charged with criminal contempt in the second degree after a complaint was received that he had contact with an individual in violation of an order of protection.

Grishaber was taken into custody without incident and arraigned in Penn Yan Village Court. He was released on his own recognizance and will appear at a later date to answer the charge.