The former Corning Fire Department Lieutenant arrested in September for selling heroin pleaded guilty Wednesday.
Initially charged with felony criminal sale of a controlled substance, Thomas Margeson pleaded guilty to 5th degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. His guilty plea came on the same day his paid suspension from the Corning Fire Department was to end. Margeson is now expected to retire from the fire department.
The 43 year old will be sentenced March 12th