RAMAPO, N.Y. -- Ramapo police have arrested a 31-year-old woman on a criminal contempt charge following a domestic incident, authorities said.
The arrest came after officers responded to a Hillcrest residence to investigate a disturbance, police report.
The party allegedly responsible had already left the scene when police arrived, according to officials.
Officers determined that the incident stemmed from a domestic-related dispute, police report.
After further investigation of the incident, police discovered that the suspect is the subject of an active order of protection issued by a local criminal court judge, according to officials.
The officers initiated a search for the woman, located her at a different address in the area and arrested her, police report.
The suspect was charged with criminal contempt in the second degree, according to officials.
She was arraigned before a local judge, and transported to the Rockland County Jail to await an upcoming court appearance, police report.
Ramapo police officers responded to numerous motor vehicle accidents on Wednesday, including three in Monsey and two in Wesley Hills.
Police also responded to crashes in Kaser, Airmont, Ladentown, New Square, Viola, Chestnut Ridge and Suffern Park, according to officials.
No injuries were reported in any of the accidents; one was a hit and run, police said.
Ramapo police rendered assistance in 123 calls Wednesday, including 15 alarm activations, four fires and nine medical emergencies.
A total of seven arrests were made. Charges included criminal contempt, drug related offenses, vehicle and traffic offenses and warrants, police report.
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