Aggravated Family Offense/Criminal Contempt Arrest

On March 25, 2022, at about 11:15am, Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Richard D. Bruce, Jr., age 40, on one count of Aggravated Family Offense, a Class E Felony, and five counts of Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree, Class A Misdemeanors. It is alleged that Bruce violated an order of protection by attempting to contact the protected party on five different occasions by telephone. At the time, Bruce was being held as a Seneca County Correctional Facility inmate. Due to previous criminal convictions, Bruce was also charged with the Aggravated Family Offense. Bruce was held for pre-arraignment detention and will be arraigned in the Seneca County Centralized Arraignment Court on March 25, 2022 at 7pm.