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Penn Yan man possessed metal knuckles, marijuana during investigation

An investigation into property at an apartment in Penn Yan resulted in weapons charges for a 22-year-old Vineland Apartments resident.

Penn Yan Police arrested Dante A. Ortiz, 22, of Penn Yan on Tuesday at approximately 12 p.m. following an investigation into property that was located at the apartment.



Ortiz was found to be in possession of metal knuckles, an illegal weapon in New York — along with marijuana. He was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana, according to police.

He was issued appearance tickets to appear in Penn Yan Village Court at a later date.

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