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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Man charged with felony in fraud case

Theodus M. West

 Date of Arrest: Thursday April 14th, 2022

Incident Location: Kingsbury, NY 

Township: Fort Edward

Case #: 2021-01914 

INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Theodus M. West, age 46, with Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a Class D Felony, after a joint investigation with New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General, Washington County Department of Social Services, and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. As a result of the investigation it was determined that West, failed to properly use transportation services that were funded by the Washington County Department of Social Services, resulting in the theft greater than $3000.00.

West was processed and released after arraignment pending a future court date in the Town of Fort Edward Court.

Officer (s) Handling: Inv. Matthew Ashton and Deputy Sullivan

ASSISTING AGENCIES: New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General Office and Washington County Department of Social Services.


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