MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Mount Pleasant Police Chief Brian Fanelli was taken to Putnam Hospital after police found him in a reported suicidal state after being charged with possession of child pornography on Thursday, Jan. 23, according to Patch.com.
Fanelli was taken to the hospital in a squad car after he posted $50,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear in court again on Wednesday, Feb. 19, Patch.com reported.
If convicted, Fanelli could face up to 10 years in prison, Patch.com said.
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