Mom Accused of Threatening Kids During Basketball Practice

Thursday, Feb 7, 2013  |  Updated 9:43 AM EDT
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Mom Charged With Lashing Out at Kids

Cari Penta, 41, was arrested Tuesday.

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Plainville Police arrested a mother accused of threatening a group of young children during basketball practice.

Police said Cari Penta, 41, of Plainville, was upset because she thought someone elbowed her son during basketball practice at the Linden Street School on Tuesday.

A child told police that Penta threatened to slap him and two adults said reported that the Plainville woman was screaming profanities at 7-year-old children, according to police. 

Penta was charged with second-degree breach of peace.

She is expected to appear in Bristol Superior Court on Feb. 19.

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