Charges laid in welfare fraud

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

CORNWALL ā€“ A Petawawa woman has been charged in connection to a Cornwall welfare fraud investigation.

Cornwall police arrested Haley Kerr, 25, on Friday (July 29) and charged her with fraud.

Kerr is accused of failing to declare changes in her living arrangements to the Ontario Works Resource Center.

This resulted in an overpayment of $4,853.32 between January and August 2013.

Kerr turned herself into police on Friday and was released with a promise to appear in court Sept. 1, 2016.

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