Cops: Southold man charged with violating order of protection

A Southold man was arrested for violating an order of protection Saturday evening, Southold Town Police said.

Robert Wayne Detrick Jr., 22, allegedly called and sent numerous text messages to a patient at Eastern Long Island Hospital. The hospital staff subsequently learned the patient was a victim of a violated order of protection, police said.

After further investigation police arrested Mr. Detrick for the misdemeanor crime. He was processed and held at police headquarters to await arraignment before Southold Town justice court.