The Herkimer County Sheriff Office Welfare Fraud Unit assisted by the Herkimer County Department of Social Services recently arrested the following individual for various Welfare Fraud charges.

Kimberley Bowen age 39 of Dolgeville, NY was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree a class D Felony, Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree a class D Felony, Petit Larceny a class A Misdemeanor, Welfare Fraud in the Fifth degree a class A Misdemeanor and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree a class E Felony.

Bowen fraudulently received in excess of $ 34,000.00 worth of benefits in which she was not entitled to receive over a period of 42 months.

Bowen was processed on the charges and released and arraigned in the City of Little Falls Court in front of Judge Rose. Bowen was released on her own recognizance to return at a later date.