Hammond, Edwards men charged following separate domestic disputes
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:01 am

HAMMOND – A Hammond man was charged by state police Saturday following a reported domestic dispute first reported July 5.

Chad E. Simmons, 30, was charged with second-degree harassment: physical contact at 2:45 p.m., troopers said.

He was released on an appearance ticket returnable to court at a later date, officers said.

EDWARDS – An Edwards man was charged with violating an order of protection Monday afternoon following a reported domestic dispute that was first reported to state police July 9.

Justin H. Whitmarsh, 23, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt: violating an order of protection, a felony, and second-degree harassment: physical contact at 12:25 p.m., troopers said.

He was released on appearance tickets returnable to court at a later date, officers said.