Clyde woman arrested on felony charges after Seneca County welfare fraud investigation

Deputies report the arrest of a Clyde woman following a welfare fraud investigation in Seneca County.

Dawn M. Freeland, 49, of Clyde was charged with third-degree welfare fraud, and offering a false instrument for filing – both felonies – after an investigation into household income that wasn’t reported legally.

Deputies say that Freeland failed to report household income while receiving monetary benefits from Seneca County.

A total of $4,168.54 in unlawful benefits were received by Freeland.

She was arraigned and released on her own recognizance.