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'Disgusting,' 'Disturbing': Locals React to Police Chief Child Porn Arrest

Residents are taking to social media to speak about the arrest of Mount Pleasant's chief.

Mount Pleasant Police Chief Brian Fanelli. / Photo Provided to Patch
Mount Pleasant Police Chief Brian Fanelli. / Photo Provided to Patch
Residents of the Mount Pleasant area and beyond are reacting to yesterday's arrest of 54-year-old Brian Fanelli, who took over the reigns as the Town's police chief just a few months ago.

Fanelli is accused of downloading child pornography in his Mahopac home and faces up to 10 years in federal prison if convicted.

Read some of the local reactions to the news above.

Note: An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

For further reading:
Mount Pleasant Police Chief Arraigned on Child Porn Charge
Fanelli Succeeds Alagno as Mount Pleasant Police Chief
Clark Westfield January 24, 2014 at 11:08 AM
Did "Coon Trapper" post anything on his Facebook account about it?

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