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Otsego County inmate faces new charge for sending letter, violating order of protection

WORCESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Town of Worcester man currently incarcerated at the Otsego County Jail has been arrested after authorities say he violated an order of protection before ending up behind bars.

According to the Otsego County Sheriff's Office, Ronnie Alan Althiser, 41, of East Worcester sent a person protected by an order of protection a letter in August 2010, thus violating the court order.

Althiser, who is currently in Otsego County Jail on a sex offense charge was then charged and arraigned on this new charge.

Bail was set at $20,000 on this charge along with the sex offense charge he was already in jail on.

If convicted, authorities said Althiser could face an additional year in County Jail.

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