Sheriff's Office

Posted on: February 14, 2018

Arrest made after man fires shot during dispute

Gordon Rescott

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Granville man on felony charges after a report of a domestic dispute. Gordon J. Rescott, 18, of County Route 12 was charged with felony reckless endangerment and felony possession of a weapon  after a firearm was discharged in the residence during a dispute. 

Rescott is accused of discharging a shotgun during a dispute and subsequent struggle with a person he is familiar with. No injuries were reported as a result of the weapon discharge. 

Rescott was processed on the felonies as well as misdemeanor menacing and a violation harassment.He was sent to the Washington County Jail after central arraignment for lack of $1500 cash bail or $3000 secure bond . He will appear in the Town of Granville Court at a later date.

Charges Filed: Reckless Endangerment 1st, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd, Menacing 2nd, Harassment          

Officer (s) Handling:  Deputies Brad Hamilton, Ethan Macura, Sgt Dave Buxton , Sr Inv. Kristen Hardy

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