07 June 2022
 
  
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander
 

  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Catskill- On June 4, 2022, at approximately 6:24 p.m. troopers from the Catskill barracks responded to 1125 Main Street, Leeds, NY. for a report of a male threatening multiple people with a knife. Prior to troopers arriving at the scene, the individual left the area. Troopers later located the subject walking on Main Street and identified him as Garrett A. Dunbar Jr., 31 from Catskill. Troopers located the knife and arrested Dunbar and charged him with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, a felony and Menacing 2nd degree, a misdemeanor. He was issued an appearance ticket and later transported Columbia Memorial Hospital for mental health evaluation.

On June 5, 2022, at approximately 9:46 a.m. troopers and members of the Greene County Sheriff’s office observed a male, later identified as Garrett A. Dunbar Jr. walking towards them carrying a metal hammer and threatening to damage a New York State Police vehicle and threatening to kill a trooper. Dunbar was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, Menacing a Police Officer, both felonies and the misdemeanor Obstruction of Governmental Administration. 

Dunbar was arraigned in the Town of Catskill Court in front of Judge Jacobs. He was remanded to Greene County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash, $10,000 bail, and $15,000 partial.

 

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