Watertown man accused of striking woman’s face during domestic incident

WATERTOWN, NY —  Anthony I. Dejesus, 27, of 150 S. Massey St., Apt. 1, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 1:52 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 150 S. Massey St. with first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, and second-degree harassment.

He is accused of violating the terms of an County Court refrain-from order of protection when he struck the protected party, Haley Dejesus, 26, in her face during a domestic incident at about 10:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at 150 S. Massey St., according to court documents.

He was being held pending arraignment Tuesday morning in City Court.