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Cortland Man Sentenced to 4 Years For Drug Possession

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A Cortland man has been sentenced to 4 years in prison after admitting that he was found with drugs during a raid by Cortland Police that turned up weapons, drugs, and cash.

Back in January, Cortland City Police raided a home at 146 Tompkins Street and an apartment at 6 1/2 Park St.

Police found cocaine, heroin, MDMA, oxycodone pills, scales, packaging materials often used for selling narcotics. They also found a handgun with the serial numbers removed and over $1,300 in cash.

27-year-old Christopher Rivera and 24-year-old Christopher Quinnonez both of the Tompkins St. address were charged with multiple felonies including four counts of drug possession and one count each of criminal possession of a weapon.

Back in June, Rivera plead guilty to a single felony charge of drug possession as part of a plea deal.

Rivera faces up to 3 years of post release supervision when he gets out. He also agreed to forfeit over $770 dollars and a weapon.

Rivera faced 12 years in prison as a second felony offender.

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