Man, who's rape trial ended in hung jury, arrested today at CC Courthouse

44 year old Jeffrey Barmen was arrested today, at the Columbia County Courthouse. He's accused of violating an order of protection, again. He's scheduled to go on trial on previous criminal contempt charges, after his indictment last year:

On July 9, 2018, Jeffrey Barmen was arraigned in County Court upon his indictment for two (2) Counts of Criminal Contempt in the 1st Degree and two (2) Counts of Criminal Contempt in the 2nd Degree, Honorable Richard M. Koweek presiding. The Court has scheduled a trial for April 22, 2019. The New York State Police investigated this matter and arrested Jeffrey Barmen. Anthony Pastel represents Jeffrey Barmen. Jeffrey Barmen is presumed to be innocent unless and until the People can prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt to all twelve (12) of twelve (12) jurors. (Indictment No. 18-027)


Here's today's arrest, from State Police:

Middleburgh man arrested for violating order of protection in courthouse

NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Richard L. MazzoneTroop K Commander

PRESS RELEASE

Hudson, New York – January 11, 2019, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Jeffrey A. Barmen, age 44, of Middleburgh, NY, for Criminal Contempt in the 1st degree, a class E felony.

Barmen was arrested as a result of violating an order of protection while he and the victim were in the Columbia County Court House in the city of Hudson.

Barmen was arraigned before the city of Hudson Court, and remanded to the Columbia County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or bond. His next scheduled Court appearance is on January 17, 2019, at 8:30 a.m.


In December, Barmen was on trial for rape, which ended with a hung jury. The Columbia County D.A.'s office says a new trial date has not yet been set in that case.

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