Orangetown Police arrested George. M. Chesmar, 42, after an early-morning disturbance Thursday on Hunt Ave. in Pearl River.
According to police, Chesmar was creating a disturbance when they arrived in response to a noise complaint at 5:30 a.m. He had also threatened physical and sexual harm to a neighbor who has an active Order of Protection against him.
Chesmar refused to comply when officers tried to enforce the order, leading to a brief struggle. Chesmar was subdued and arrested.
Chesmar was charged with Harrassment 2, Criminal Contempt 1 (a misdemeanor), Resisting Arrest (a misdemeanor) and a violation of Orangetown's noise code and arraigned before Judge Patrick Loftus. Chesmar was released on his own recognizance with a court date April 22.