Welfare Fraud Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on February 23, 2023, at about 1:00 pm, Investigators arrested Thomas W. Weaver, age 74, of 5854 Route 96, Apartment 235B, Romulus, New York, on charges of Misuse of Food Stamps, Welfare Fraud in the Fifth Degree, and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree. It is alleged that Weaver received monetary benefits from Seneca County that he was not entitled to when he failed to report his total household income. Weaver was processed and released on an appearance ticket. Weaver is to appear before the Waterloo Town Court on March 8, 2023 at 5:00 pm to answer the charges.