NEW HARTFORD, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) — New Hartford Police arrested a man on after a domestic dispute in the village on Saturday, November 4.

Officers were called to Hartford Terrace at approximately 8 pm on Saturday. Upon their arrival, officers say they interviewed a female who reported that she was involved in an argument with the suspect — 39-year-old Matthew McLean of New Hartford — and that he was still inside the house.

During the argument, McLean was reported to have thrown food, then a glass object at the victim. Police were then able to get McLean out of the house to be interviewed. No injuries were sustained by the female victim.

Record checks found that McLean had an active “refrain from” order of protection against him by the Town of New Hartford Court, which prohibited him from specific conduct towards the victim.

When police attempted to arrest McLean, he began to resist arrest. Officers eventually deployed a stun gun and were able to bring him into custody. McLean also did not suffer any other injuries as a result.

McLean was transported to the New Hartford Police Department to be processed, then to the Oneida County Jail, where he was held pending arraignment. He is currently being charged with:

  • First degree Criminal Contempt, a Class E felony,
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class A misdemeanor,
  • Resisting Arrest, a Class A misdemeanor, and
  • second-degree Harassment, a violation.