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Chautauqua County Sheriffs

NORTH HARMONY — On Friday, deputies were called to a residence in the town of North Harmony for report of a physical altercation.

Upon further investigation, it was determined that Keith J. Morgan, 36, of Ashville, interfered with the ability of another to call 911 and violated an active order of protection.

Morgan was taken into custody and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree criminal contempt. Morgan is being held in the Chautauqua County Jail awaiting arraignment.