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.

Meagan Scofield Evans age 23 of Little Falls , NY was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree a class D Felony and Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree a class D Felony.

Scofield Evans fraudulently received in excess of $ 3,600.00 worth of benefits in which she was not entitled to receive over a period of 12 months.

Scofield Evans was processed and arraigned in the Village of Herkimer Court in front of Judge DeCarlo. Scofield Evans was released from Court and ordered to return at a later date.