An Ulster County man is facing felony charges following a domestic dispute.

On April 4, at approximately 7:38 a.m. Saugerties Police were dispatched to 884 Route 212 for a reported domestic dispute.

Following an invvestigation, it was determined that Zachery C. Burns, 31, of Saugerties ripped a shower curtain down, then physically attacked the victim who was showering.

At the time of the domestic dispute, there was an active no-harassment order of protection in place that had been filed against Burns on behalf of the victim resulting from a prior physical dispute.

Burns was arrested and charged with criminal contempt of a court order first-degree (felony), and harrassment second-degree. He was arrigned and remanded to Ulster County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail.

Burns is scheduled to return to court at a later date.


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