LIMA – A Wayland man was arrested for burglary by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office after he allegedly barged into the home of his ex-girlfriend, who had an order of protection against him, and fought with her.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Chad Malone, 33, was arrested for Burglary in the Second Degree, a class C Felony, Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, a class E Felony, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor, and Harassment in the Second Degree, a violation.
On August 25, 2015 at approximately 10:10 p.m., Deputy William Clarke of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office responded to an apartment on West Main Road in the Town of Lima for the report of a family trouble.
Upon arrival on scene, Deputy Clarke learned that Malone had entered the single-family residence and was involved in a physical and verbal altercation with his ex-girlfirend. The altercation took place in the presence of a five-year-old. Malone had left the scene prior to Deputy Clarke arriving.
There was a complete stay away order of protection in place between the two parties.
Deputy David Richardson of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office did make contact with Malone later the next day.
Malone was arraigned in Avon Town Court before Judge Peter Piampiano. Judge Piampiano did remand Malone to the custody of the Sheriff in lieu of the recommended bail amount by the District Attorney’s Office of $7,500 cash or $15,000 secured bond. Malone is scheduled to appear in Avon Town Court on August 31, 2015.
The investigation was conducted by Deputy William Clarke and Sergeant James Merrick. The arrest was processed by Deputy David Richardson, all of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.