Matthew B. Thompson, age 31, was arrested stemming from a complaint filed through the Herkimer County Office for the Aging and the Elder Abuse Task Force.

The complaint alleges Matthew Thompson participated with Deserae Chapple in a false pretense, false promise scam against an elderly Town of Little Falls couple.

Deserae Chapple was previously arrested on this complaint in October 2020 and is awaiting court proceedings.

Matthew Thompson was charged with Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a Class E Felony, and was issued an appearance ticket to appear in Town of Little Falls Court on a later date.