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Franklin County Youth advocate director leaves job after weekend arrest

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MALONE - The director of the Franklin County Youth Advocate Program is no longer in that position after a weekend arrest for public lewdness.

Malone Village Police charged Darren M. Dumas, 26, of Malone and Timothy K. Cooley, 21, also of Malone, with public lewdness on Saturday.

“At this time I’m able to say the incidents are related,” Malone Village Police Sgt. David Merrick said. “The officers are continuing their investigation.”

Sgt. Merrick said the pair was spotted by a village police officer allegedly engaging in lewd conduct in the roadway at the south end of Cherry Street.

Mr. Dumas declined comment Tuesday.

Casey Lane, regional director of the Youth Advocate Program, would not comment on the matter, citing agecny policy. He did verify that Mr. Dumas no longer works for the program.

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) was started in 1975 and has been offering services “young people who were dealing with clinical disorders as well as to young people who faced delinquency charges or dependency issues,” according to the YAP website.

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