FORT EDWARD -- Four people were charged with felony grand larceny this week for allegedly receiving public assistance payments to which they weren’t entitled.
According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office:
* Daniel Paro, 53, and Sarah Paro, 51, both of Dresden, allegedly received $7,184 in illicit public assistance payments. Each faces a charge of fourth-degree grand larceny.
* Sarah Studler, 29, of Hudson Falls allegedly received $5,351 in benefits to which she wasn’t entitled. She was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny.
* Keirsten Collins, 24, of Fort Edward was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny for allegedly receiving $2,323 in day car assistance.
All four were released pending prosecution in Fort Edward Town Court. The Sheriff’s Office and Washington County Department of Social Services investigated the cases.