SO: Upstate New York Grandson Stabs Grandfather, Both Arrested
Following an investigation, a Hudson Valley grandfather was also arrested following emergency surgery after he was allegedly stabbed by his grandson.
On Friday, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office announced that a grandfather who was stabbed by his grandson was also arrested.
Grandson Stabs Grandfather In Sullivan County, New York, PD
On Dec. 16, 2022, deputies from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office accused 24-year-old Supreme Faison of stabbing his grandfather, 69-year-old Robert L. Gibbs at the grandfather’s home on Route 42 in South Fallsburg.
A bulletin was put out for the police to be on the lookout for Faison. Around 4:30 a.m., the next morning, the Fallsburg Police advised deputies that the suspect was spotted at an apartment complex on Laurel Ave. in South Fallsburg. A Sheriff’s patrol responded to the scene and took the suspect into custody.
Faison has been charged with assault, a felony and misdemeanors for criminal possession of a weapon and menacing.
He was arranged before Fallsburg Town Judge Jaime Kaminski and committed to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.
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The grandfather drove himself to the Garnet Health Urgent Care facility on Concorde Rd. in Lake Kiamesha, where he was transferred by ambulance to the hospital.
Gibbs was transferred to Garnet Orange Regional Medical Center where he underwent surgery for a stab wound to the abdomen.
He is now in stable condition.
Fallsburg, New York Man Man Who was Stabbed by his Grandson Arrested for Gun Possession.
While investigating the incident, detectives recovered a loaded handgun from Gibbs’ vehicle which was parked in the lot at the Urgent Care, police say.
While examining the stabbing scene, detectives also allegedly recovered two long guns from Gibbs’ residence.
"The handgun and one of the long guns was reported stolen to the State Police in the 1980’s. Mr. Gibbs has a previous felony conviction which prohibits him from possessing any guns," the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office stated in a press release.
This week, Gibbs was arrested and charged with felonies of criminal possession of a firearm and criminal possession of a loaded weapon. He was arraigned in the Town of Fallsburg Court and released on a $5000.00 bond pending a future court date.
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Police did not release a motive for the initial stabbing.