Mental Health Official Arrested for Child Endangerment in New York
By Associated Press
Police have arrested a high-ranking official with New York state's mental health agency on charges of child endangerment.
Authorities in the town of Coeymans (KWEE'-mihnz), just south of Albany, say 61-year-old John Allen was arrested and arraigned Wednesday.
Allen is a special assistant to Commissioner Ann Sullivan of the state's Office of Mental Health.