The investigation into several altercations in the village of Penn Yan led to the arrest of three Penn Yan women.
According to police, 19 year old Alexandra Hudson and 18 year old Meriah Brown are accused of fighting with 19 year old Samantha Lerch in retaliation for an incident that had previously occurred on Lake Street. In that initial incident, Lerch is accused of spitting on Brown and an infant Brown was holding. Hudson and Brown later confronted Lerch on Keuka Street and a fight ensued. Lerch has been charged with two counts of harassment for spitting, while Brown and Hudson were charged with harassment and assault.
All three were issued appearance tickets for Penn Yan Village Court.