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Ocean View Police Dept
Monday September 15th, 2014 :: 04:46 p.m. EDT
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Ocean View Police arrest local man for violating a Protection from Abuse Order. Visit nixle.com for details and to report tips.

OCEAN VIEW: On Thursday, September 11, 2014 at approximately 10:00 P.M. officers from the Ocean View Police Department were dispatched to the area of Woodland Avenue in Ocean View for a report of a suspicious person. While searching the area, police encountered John M. Turssline, 42, of Ocean View. A subsequent investigation by officers revealed that Turssline had been in the area attempting to contact his wife. At the time of the incident, a Family Court Protection from Abuse Order restricted Turssline from contacting his wife or being within 100 yards of her home. Police subsequently arrested Turssline and charged him with 2 counts of Criminal Contempt of a Domestic Violence Protective Order, 2 counts of violating a Condition of Bail Release and 1 count of Offensive Touching. Turssline was committed to the Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of $5000 cash bond.

Further investigation by police resulted in Turssline being charged with 3 additional counts of Criminal Contempt of a Domestic Violence Protective Order, Assault 3rd Degree, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd Degree, Stalking, Malicious Interference with Emergency Communications (preventing or hindering a 911 call) and 4 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Turssline was arraigned on the additional charges by authorities at Sussex Correctional Institute, and committed on a subsequent secured bond in the amount of $12,000.

According to Ocean View Police, Turssline was previously arrested by police on August 18, 2014 and charged with 2 counts of Criminal Contempt of a Domestic Violence Protective Order.

Address/Location
Ocean View Police Dept
201 Central Ave
Ocean View, DE 19970

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 302-539-1111

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