55-year-old John Ward was charged with harassment when officers executed a warrant in regard to harassment charges reported by his ex-wife in October of 2016.
On October 31st, 2016, Gallatin Police Officers responded to 7272 Centennial Boulevard in regards to harassing phone calls. Jolene Fechter reported to police that her ex-husband, John Ward, continued to contact her despite being told multiple times not to call or text her anymore.
Jolene informed police that John had escalated to threatening to burn her house down and get her fired from her current employer. While officers were taking Jolene’s statement, they witnessed John call her three times.
On September 10th, John Ward was arrested and charged with harassment. He is currently jailed in lieu of a $1,500 bond.