Police activity in Catskill Thursday night

posted by Bill Williams - 

***Updated info from Catskill Police:

On Thursday evening, June 21, 2018, shortly after 8:00 P.M., Catskill Police Department  responded to the report of a gun shot fired in Hop-O-Nose.  As the patrol officers  arrived on the scene a second shot was heard.  The three Catskill Police Officers observed Don Lajuan Fax Jr. holding  the handgun as they approached him.  A foot chase ensued between the officers and Fax.  Fax was taken into custody without further incident.  Don Lajuan Fax 27yrs of age of Catskill NY was charged with;

 Reckless Endangerment in the 1st degree a  class "D" felony

Criminal Possession of a weapon 3rd a class "D" felony

Resisting Arrest a class "A" misdemeanor

Criminal Trespass in the 3rd degree a class "A" misdemeanor

2 counts of Menacing in the 2nd degree  class "A" misdemeanors

Don Lajuanx Fax Jr. was remanded to the custody of the  Greene County Sheriff's on $200,000 cash / $400,000 bond on the above charges

Don Lajuanx Fax Jr. also was an absconder from  NYS Parole.   Don Lajuanx Fax Jr. will also be  held on the NYS Parole Warrant with no bail. 


Police activity in Catskill Thursday night. A man was taken into custody in the area of Greene and Main Streets around 8:15. Scanner reports said, there were reports of shots fired. State Police and the Greene County Sheriff's Office also responded. We've received no reports of injuries.

We hope to learn more on Friday

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