Penn Yan man arrested for having brass knuckles


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PENN YAN, N.Y. (WETM) – A Penn Yan man has been arrested on weapons charges after police found brass knuckles allegedly belonging to him during a report of a home intruder.

Daniel Newell, 42, was arrested after Penn Yan Police were originally called to a home for a report of an intruder in the apartment. After checking the residence, police didn’t find anyone inside or any evidence of a break-in.

However, officers did find brass knuckles belonging to Newell on a table.

He was charged with fourth-degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

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