doc martens airwair Fort Edward man faces SAFE Act violations
“His response to the dispatcher was that he had the dog at gunpoint,” Derway said. “On my arrival, I observed him standing at the edge of the street with what appeared to be an assault rifle.”
“He absolutely was defending himself,” Coffey asserted.
“At the time I interacted with Mr. Pratt, he was very agitated,” Derway stated. “There was a weapon present. The weapon was secured. Until I could determine the legality of the gun, I had no charges on him at that point. So he was released.”
“There was an altercation between (Pratt) and the chief of police,” Coffey pointed out. “He was worried about what might happen to him in the community and I not making a personal issue here with anyone. He wanted to distance himself from anything that might occur.”
Coffey insists Pratt turned himself in on his own volition and that he didn have to convince him to do so.
the father of three, was sent to the Washington County Jail Thursday night, unable to raise $75,000 cash bail.
He facing two charges Illegal Possession of a Weapon, 3rd degree, a Class D felony; and Illegal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, a class C felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.