RHINEBECK, NY. (THECOUNT) — Daniel Shanahan, a well-known cartoonist for The New Yorker, has been arrested on a possession of child pornography charge, according to police.

‘Danny’ Shanahan, 64, was arrested Wednesday at his home in Rhinebeck, New York.


According to a State police news release, Shanahan was ordered to appear in court on Jan. 20 on a charge of possession of a sexual performance by a child, a class E felony.

Shanahan’s work last appeared in the magazine’s Feb. 20 issue.


Geo quick facts: Rhinebeck is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 7,548 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown metropolitan area as well as the larger New York metropolitan area. The town of Rhinebeck is in the northwest part of Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley – Wikipedia.