Monticello Teen Arrested For Felony Assault After SlashingJul 12th, 2013 | By HV Insider | Category: Featured Articles
Monticello police arrested 17 year old Daquan Butler of Monticello on Wednesday July 10, 2013. Butler was arrested following an investigation into the slashing assault of a 16 year-old male that took place on Monday July 8, 2013 at approximately 12:30 AM on Park Avenue in the village of Monticello.
According to police, the victim was walking on Park Avenue with another male when Butler approached them. Butler then exchanged words with the victim and slashed him across the left side of his face with an unknown sharp edged object. Butler then fled the scene on foot.
The victim was then taken to Catskill Regional Medical Center by family members, where he was treated for very serious facial injuries. Family members then reported the incident to Monticello Police.
Monticello officers arrested Butler on Wednesday after they received information he was walking on Broadway. He was charged with felony assault in the 1st degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the 4th degree and arraigned before acting village of Monticello justice Martin Miller.
Butler has been remanded to the Sullivan county jail on $250,000.00 bail pending further court action.