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

On April 16, 2019, Larry Roberts age 63 of Little Falls, NY was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree a class E Felony, Welfare Fraud in the Fourth Degree a class E Felony and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree a class E Felony.

Roberts fraudulently received in excess of $ 2,000 worth of benefits in which he was not entitled to receive over a period of 6 months.

Roberts was processed on the charges and released on an appearance ticket. He is scheduled to appear in the Village of Herkimer Court at a later date to answer the charges.