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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Granville man charged with felonies after recklessly firing rifle

Scott H. Abraham

Date of Incident: Monday, June 06, 2022 

Incident Location: Brookside Lane 

Township: Granville 

Case # 2021-007370 

INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED: Scott H. Abraham Age: 55 Address: Granville, NY 

INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Scott H. Abraham after an investigation into damaged property at two separate residences. Abraham was found to have been recklessly firing a rifle in the area on June 5th, and it was determined that he fired into a camper and a detached garage at a separate property causing significant damage to both properties. No one was injured in the incident. Abraham was arrested and arraigned in Washington County Centralized Arraignment and released on his own recognizance.

 He is scheduled to appear in Granville Town Court on a later date. 

Charges Filed: Criminal Mischief 2nd, Criminal Mischief 3rd, Reckless Endangerment 2nd (2 counts) 

Officer (s) Handling: Investigator Kate Paddock, Deputy John Latour 

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