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Cops: Man refuses to leave bar, charged with criminal contempt

A 49-year-old man was arrested Thursday after he caused a disturbance at the Whiskey Wind in Greenport and refused to leave, Southold Town police said.

Police were called to the bar shortly before 10 p.m. and found Thomas Hilton of Greenport was under the influence of alcohol, officials said.

Mr. Hilton was charged with violating a Family County Order of Protection that prohibits him from consuming alcohol, police said.

He was held at police headquarters for an arraignment.