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

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

Brian Fanelli. Photo credit: Contributed
Brian Fanelli. Photo credit: Contributed
Written by Sarah Studley

Residents of Westchester, 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

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