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

Lacoii Rowe age 45 of Herkimer, NY  was arrested for Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree a class E Felony, and Welfare Fraud in the Fourth Degree a class E Felony.  

Rowe fraudulently received in excess of $ 1,500.00 worth of benefits which he was not entitled to receive over a period of 5months.

Rowe was processed on the charges and arraigned in the City of Little Falls Court in front of Judge Rose. Rowe is scheduled to re-appear in the City of Little Falls Court at a later date.