25-year-old charged with harassment and trespass

A 25-year-old man is accused of barging into another man’s West Fox Street apartment early Sunday morning and then refusing to leave.

Police said Jesse A. Moore, of 100 E. Garden St., walked into a 53-year-old man’s apartment on West Fox Street at 2:15 a.m. and then would not leave. In a statement to police, the resident said Moore was looking for the resident’s son, who did not live there. Police said Moore also grabbed the resident by the neck while he was there.

According to his statement, the resident was able to call a neighbor for help, who chased Moore out of the apartment. The neighbor called 9-1-1.

Once in custody, police said Moore spit in the face of one of the officers at the Justice Building on North James Street.

Moore is charged with two counts of second-degree harassment and one count of second-degree trespass, authorities stated. He was arraigned in City Court, and as sent to county jail on $500 cash bail or bond. He is scheduled to reappear in court on May 14.