Watkins Glen man charged with welfare fraud

Andrew D. Ector, age 48 of County Route 16 in Watkins Glen, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with Grand Larceny in the 4th degree, a class E felony. Ector allegedly took more than $1,000 worth of public benefits that he was not entitled to.Ector was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Village of Montour Falls Court.