DANBY, N.Y. — Police said they a charging a man with burglary after they found him sleeping on a couch at a home in Danby Sunday.

Russell T Gochenaur, 49, was taken into custody around 8:28 p.m. after police responded to a residence where a full stay away order of protection was issued against him. The order was issued against him the previous day.

He’s facing a felony charge of burglary and misdemeanor for second-degree criminal contempt.

Gochenaur was arraigned in the Town of Danby Court and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail without bail.

Jolene Almendarez

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