Cortland Corrections Officers Attacked
Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say a Cortland man is accused of attacking two County Correctional Officers September 2.
Authorities say 30 year old David Wegner allegedly attacked the officers while being committed to the correctional facility as the officers were conducting their duties at around 5 p.m.
Sheriff’s officials say Wegner reportedly became physical, hitting the officers with closed fist.
The two officers and others were able to gain control of Wegner.
The officers who were attacked were taken to a local hospital, treated and released. Wegner was not hurt.
He’s now facing the additional charges of assault and obstruction of governmental administration but was originally being held on other charges.