Man charged with menacing neighbor, 5-year-old with firearm in Batavia

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Batavia man has been charged with menacing a neighbor and his five-year-old son with a firearm.

Russell L. Penepant, 54, of W. Main St. Road, was charged Sunday afternoon with second degree menacing and endangering the welfare of a child.

He was arraigned in Town of Batavia Court and held in lieu of $2,500 cash/$5,000 bond.

Penepant is scheduled to reappear in court Sept. 22. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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