Man arrested for invasion of privacy

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HOLLAND — Police took a man into custody Sunday on a preliminary felony count of invasion of privacy, plus drug-related preliminary charges.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Office served Joseph E. Fransted, 50, 301 N. Second St., Holland, with a protective order on March 26. At 2:05 a.m. Sunday, after being called to the report of a domestic matter in Holland, a deputy determined Fransted had been in violation of the order.

Incident to Fransted’s arrest, police alleged he was found in possession of a glass pipe and a white, crystalline substance that tested positive for methamphetamine.

Authorities booked Fransted into the Dubois County Security Center at 8:49 a.m. on preliminary charges of Level 6 felony invasion of privacy and possession of methamphetamine, plus misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia.

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