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Man Arrested After a Week of Harassment

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By FOX 40 Staff.
Complaints of harassment, trespassing and threatening voicemails have led to the arrest of a Chenango Forks man.

Over period of a week from December 27, 2015 through January 2, 2016, police received three reports of harassment and trespass that occurred. An investigation determined that John B. Markham Jr., 30, of Chenango Forks, NY, had violated a valid order of protection that had been placed against by a victim.

According to police, he also left threatening voice mail for another family member.

Markham is facing charges of felony criminal contempt, two counts of misdemeanor criminal contempt, misdemeanor aggravated harassment and the violation of trespass.

Markham was arraigned in the Town of Fenton court and was remanded to the Broome County jail with no bail set. His next court date in the Town of Barker is on January 12, 2016.