Penn Yan man arrested with alcohol at block party

Penn Yan police arrested Ronald J. Burd Jr., age 42, of Penn Yan for repeatedly attempting to bring alcohol into the Block Party on Main Street on Friday evening.Police had warned Burd multiple times about violating the open container ordinance when they spotted him on Wagener Street with an open container of alcohol.When officers attempted to take Burd Jr. into custody he began yelling and fighting with officers. He was eventually subdued and taken in custody.Burd Jr. was charged with violation of the village ordinance prohibiting open containers, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He was arraigned in Penn Yan Village Court and remanded to the Yates County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond.

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