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Millport Woman Arrested For Misuse Of Food Stamps

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According to the Steuben County Sheriff's Dept, on April 25th, 2018, deputies of the Sheriff’s Office arrested Ashley M. Brown, age 28, of Watkins Road, Millport New York.

It is alleged that in August and September 2017 Ms. Brown used another person’s New York State SNAP benefit card. It is further alleged Ms. Brown was not authorized to use the benefit card and as a result received $434.85 in benefits she was not eligible to receive. It is also alleged in that in August 2017 Ms. Brown completed an online application for benefits that contained false information, for another person, while that person was incarcerated at the Steuben County Jail.

A warrant for Ms. Brown’s arrest was issued by the Village of Bath Court. Ms. Brown was charged with one count of Misuse of Food Stamps, a class A misdemeanor and one count of Offering a False Instrument for Filing, a class E felony. Ms. Brown, who is currently in the Chemung County Jail, was arraigned and returned to the Chemung County Jail. Ms. Brown is to reappear in the Village of Bath Court at a later date. 

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Steuben County Department of Social Services, the District Attorney’s Office, and the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office.

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