Virgil man arrested for suspended license & altered registration, drug possession

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A town of Virgil man was recently arrested for driving with a suspended license, having an altered motorcycle registration and being in possession of a controlled substance, according to a Cortland County Sheriff’s Office Report.

County sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop for Christopher J. Gleason, 31, of Virgil, around noon Tuesday on Route 222 in the town of Cortlandville.

According to the report, sheriff’s deputies not only discovered a suspended driver’s license and an altered registration, but that Gleason was also in possession of a controlled substance.

Gleason has been charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument (a Class D Felony), seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (a Class A Misdemeanor) and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation (an Unclassified Misdemeanor).

Gleason was arraigned through Cortland County’s Central Arraignment program and released on one’s own recognizance. He is set to appear in the town of Cortlandville court on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 11:30 a.m.