Waterloo woman charged with welfare fraud

On Tuesday at 10:00 am Seneca County Sheriff Investigators arrested Kelly Jones, age 49 of 3 Arrowhead Drive in Waterloo, for offering a false instrument for filing first degree, welfare fraud in the fifth degree and petit larceny.The charges stem from an investigation into an incident that occurred on the dates from May 1, 2014 and November 30, 2014 in which Jones obtained public assistance in which she was not entitled to consisting of $771.00 in SNAP benefits.Jones failed to indicate she was employed at the time of receiving benefits.Jones was arraigned in the Town of Covert Court where she was released with out bail. Jones is to re-appear in the Village of Waterloo Court on May 20, 2015 to answer to the charges.

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