The 34-year-old is accused of buying and using heroin on Sunday and police say he later confessed. Stroudsburg Borough Council President
Kim Diddio says "we have not heard from Mr. Allen, so we are not sure what is going on with Mr. Allen." A statement regarding the future of Allen's seat was expected at the first Borough Council meeting since the incident happened, but nothing was decided. Borough Solicitor
Ralph A. Matergia says "with respect to the Constitution, removal for an elected official stands only for criminal falsely or an infamous crime which is likely not the case with this charge."
East Stroudsburg resident Monica Oney was the one who brought it and she, like so many others, did not like the answer they received. She says "I'm furious because if nothing gets done, it's not going to get done. He'll get away with it and then we will have big trouble with drugs." Now, only time will if allen will return borough council or not. "It's entirely premature to speculate what he will or will not do. He has his choices before him and council has no basis to take action," says Matergia.