25 May 2023
 

  NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
  Major Vincent T. Lightcap
  Troop D Commander

  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE

 

On May 19, 2023, State Police in Watertown arrested LeeAnn A. Tedford, age 38 from Watertown, NY for (2) counts of Grand Larceny 3rd degree, a class ā€œDā€ felony.

Between January 2022 and February 2023, Tedford was employed as the clerk to the Supervisor for both the Town of Adams, NY, and the Town of Ellisburg, NY.

While she was employed in her official capacity as the Clerk to the Supervisor for the Town of Adams, NY, Tedford stole $19,724.88 in her tenure by manipulating payroll and transferring funds belonging to the municipality.

Tedford also held employment in her official capacity as the Clerk to the Supervisor for the Town of Ellisburg, NY, and stole $16,799.88 in her tenure by manipulating payroll and transferring funds belonging to the municipality.

Tedford was arrested and arraigned in the Jefferson County CAP Court at which time she was released on her own recognizance pending further legal proceedings to take place.

 

 

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