Barry Renert returned to New York State

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - Barry Renert, who is accused in an incident in Cooperstown on Dec. 23, has returned to New York State after waiving extradition in Virginia, where he was captured, the Cooperstown Police Department said.

According to officials, Renert was arraigned and charged with burglary in the second degree. Bail was set at $500,000 cash bail or $1 million bond. Renert was sent to the Otsego County Correctional Facility.

Renert, formerly of Richfield Springs and now of Seminole County, Fla., was arrested at the Richmond, Va., bus station by the Richmond Police Department on Dec. 23. He was being sought in connection with an incident inside Seventh-Inning Stretch store in Cooperstown, also on Dec. 23.

According to officials, Renert, a former employee of the store, confronted the store owner with a gun. The owner produced his own gun and fired at Renert.

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