Humboldt alderman may have order of protection violation case dropped

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. — A city alderman accused of violating an order of protection must go six months without contacting the alleged victim if he wants to remain free.

Don Graves courtDon Graves appeared Tuesday morning in court on charges first filed in May over messages sent online.

The order of protection was filed in January. Graves was arrested in May after deputies say he violated that order.

If Graves follows orders, the case will be dropped. He would still be required to pay court costs.

He took office as Humboldt Ward 3 alderman in January 2014.

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