Police: Rochester man threatened to kill Penn Yan resident with machete

Police report the arrest of a Rochester man after he threatened to kill a person in the village of Penn Yan.

Benjamin Casimir, 22, was charged with menacing, criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest, and harassment.




It’s alleged that Casimir threatened to kill a person in the village of Penn Yan with a machete. The threat was made over a previous dispute.

He was arraigned in local court and will answer the charges at a later date.

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