PLEASANT VALLEY, N. Y. -- A Pleasant Valley man is behind bars after state police found him destroying property in his former girlfriend's home, despite an order of protection against him, police said.
The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Darryl G. Greenfield, 50, of Pleasant Valley, for second-degree burglary, a felony; second-degree criminal mischief, a felony; first-degree criminal contempt, a felony; and misdemeanor menacing and resisting arrest, police said.
He's being held without bail in the Dutchess County Jail awaiting a court date, police said.
Troopers were called to the house Sunday night by a woman who said her estranged boyfriend was in the home, breaking things. Police found he'd broken a TV, several windows and other items.
Police said he refused to listen to police then charged police, resulting in a brief struggle. Officers later learned that the victim had an order of protection against him.
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