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Monticello man arrested for assault, firearm

Gary Ivory, Sr.

July 22, 2016

On Thursday July 21, 2016 at approximately 7:30 a.m. Sheriff’s Detective Peter Ramos and Monticello Police Officer Manuel Leon-Martinez were having breakfast at the Bagel Bakery on Broadway when they spotted Gary Ivory, Sr., 46, who was wanted on warrant. Ivory was wanted for an assault in connection with a domestic dispute that occurred in August of 2015.

The officers followed Ivory, who was accompanied by his 15-year-old son, out onto the street and around the corner. The officers arrested Ivory just as he was handing a package to his son, which contained a loaded .40 Caliber handgun. He was taken into custody without incident. In addition to the warrant for assault, Gary Ivory, Sr. was charged with Felony Possession of a loaded firearm and Misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a minor.

He was arraigned before Town of Thompson Justice Martin Miller and sent to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail, pending a future court appearance. Sheriff Mike Schiff complimented Detective Ramos and Officer Leon-Martinez for the excellent job they did in apprehending this armed suspect.