Cortlandville man arrested on menacing charges, resisting arrest

(Photo Source: Kevin L. Smith/Cortland Voice).

A Cortlandville man was arrested by officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office on Friday following a disturbance at a residence on Route 11 in the town.

According to a Cortland County Sheriff’s Office report, county officers investigated an “emotionally disturbed person complaint” at the Route 11 residence.

Alex P. Toolan, 21, of Cortlandville, displayed a weapon “in a threatening manner” towards an officer who was on scene investigating the incident.

Officers attempted to take Toolan into custody, but Toolan began resisting arrest. Officers handled Toolan and transported him to Cortland County jail. Upon arrival at the county jail, Toolan was in possession of a controlled substance.

Toolan was remanded to the county jail on a $1,000 bail or a $5,000 bond.

Toolan faces charges in the town of Cortlandville and the city of Cortland. Town charges include menacing a police officer (a class D felony), obstructing governmental administration (a class A misdemeanor), and resisting arrest (a class A misdemeanor). Toolan has one charge in the city, which is promoting prison contraband (a class D felony).

Toolan appeared in the town of Cortlandville court Monday morning, and will be in city court today at 1:30 p.m.