On November 14, 2022, Troopers arrested Lacey A. Sunderland, 27 of Ellenburg, NY for Welfare Fraud 3rd, Grand Larceny 3rd degree, and filing a False Instrument 1st degree.
On November 10, 2022, around 1:40 p.m., Troopers were notified by Franklin County Department of Social Services about an incident involving Sunderland. The Franklin County DSS Fraud Unit filed Accusatory Instruments with the court, following their office’s investigation into Sunderland’s misuse of benefits, between August 15, 2018 and December 31, 2018. It was reported Sunderland obtained benefits in the amount of $4,074.
A criminal summons was issued by Town of Malone Court for the charges. The Troopers arrested and provided her the summons. She must appear in the Town of Malone Court on December 8, 2022