On Wednesday, October 4th, officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Webb Road in the Town of Virgil for a reported shots fired.
After officers arrived and began their investigation, it was determined 49 year old Derek J. Fiene of Virgil was in possession of a firearm illegally and fired a shot near a residence.
Fiene was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th, and Discharge Firearm within 500 feet of a Dwelling, both Misdemeanors.
He was taken to the Sheriff’s Office for processing and arraignment. Officers then executed a search warrant at the residence and secured a firearm and ammunition.