FELONY CHARGE FILED FOR ALLEGED VIOLATION OF EX PARTE

Accused of violating an ex parte order, a Salisbury man has been charged with a felony.

According to a probable-cause statement, on June 17, a police officer met with a person who told the officer that Harold Lee Knight called a woman who had an ex-parte order against him relating to a domestic assault.

It is alleged that Knight called the woman’s cell phone on three different occasions, violating the order that was issued at 4 p.m. on June 15 while Knight was in the Chariton County Jail.

Knight has been charged with a Class E Felony for Stalking in the First Degree- First Offense; and a misdemeanor for violation of an order of protection for an adult. Bond has been set at $20,000 cash only.

Knight’s initial hearing is pending at Chariton County Circuit Court.

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