Police: city man violated pfa
PoTTSVILLe — a man was jailed after being arrested by Pottsville police after an incident at an apartment in the 300 block of West market Street around 11:40 p.m. Friday.
Police said officers were called to the area for a report of a protection from abuse order violation and met with richy Jackson, 49, of Pottsville, who had been served with the order earlier that day.
The order prohibited Jackson from having contact with a 35-year-old Pottsville woman, but the woman reported that Jackson came to her residence and tried to have contact with her, police said.
Jackson was taken into custody pursuant to the direct violation of the order and charged by Patrolman Joel methven with indirect criminal contempt-violation of a protection from abuse order, police said.
Jackson was arraigned by oncall magisterial District Judge Christina e. Hale, Frackville, and committed to Schuylkill County Prison unable to post $10,000 bail.