Welfare Fraud Arrest

On January 16, 2019 at about 5:45pm, Seneca County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Dawn M. Freeland, age 49, of 636 Dublin Road, Clyde, New York, on charges of Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree, a Class D Felony, and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, a Class E Felony. It is alleged that Freeland failed to report household income while receiving monetary benefits from Seneca County in the amount of $4,168.54. Freeland was arraigned in the Seneca County Centralized Arraignment Court and released on her own recognizance. Freeland is to reappear in the Waterloo Village Court on February 6, 2019 at 5pm.