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Deputy Albany County executive arrested on drug, fraud charges

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Albany County’s deputy county executive has been charged with illegally obtaining the prescription drug Ritalin.

Christine Quinn was caught by the state’s new Prescription Monitoring Program, a computerized system that tracks prescription sales, Albany County District Attorney’s Office spokesman Justin Devendorf said.

“She did manage to get more Ritalin — an amount of Ritalin that attracted the attention of the [state Health Department's] Bureau of Narcotics [Enforcement],” Devendorf said.

Quinn pleaded Tuesday in Colonie ...

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