Elmira woman charged with stealing welfare benefit in Schuyler County

An Elmira woman was arrested in Schuyler County after allegedly stealing welfare benefits.

Melissa Pierce, 24, of Elmira was arrested on October 13th and charged with petit larceny, a misdemeanor after allegedly stealing money in the form of a public welfare benefit.

Pierce was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Village of Montour Falls Court.

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