OLEAN, NY — An Allegany woman was arrested on welfare charges Thursday.

Kimberly L. Rafsom, 29, was charged with attempted petit larceny, welfare fraud and offering a false instrument for filing

The arrest was the result of an investigation into a complaint of suspected welfare fraud from the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services.

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According to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, Rafsom turned herself in at Olean City Court and was released by the court to appear at a later date.  

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