STILLWATER, N.Y. — The mayor of Stillwater, New York, has resigned following his arrest on child pornography charges.

According to the Times Union ( ), Deputy Mayor Frank Tatum is serving as acting mayor of the village following Rick Nelson’s arrest.

Nelson could not be reached for comment.

Tatum says in a statement that the village “will continue to move forward” despite the “incredibly difficult” situation.

Information from: Times Union,