BETHEL – A Monticello man, who was recently released from state prison after serving a sentence for robbery, was arrested in the Town of Bethel early Friday morning following a violent domestic incident.
Sullivan County Sheriff’s deputies were called to 531 Old Tacy Road in Bethel at 3 a.m. for a report of a fight in progress.
Ernest “Bama” Edwards, 38, was taken into custody without incident.
He was charged with the misdemeanors of menacing and criminal obstruction of breathing as well as a violation of harassment.
Edwards was arraigned and remanded to the Sullivan County Jail without bail pending a future court appearance.