OLEAN, NY – A Salamanca woman was arrested in Olean Tuesday and charged with four felonies – third-degree grand larceny, third-degree welfare fraud, misuse of food stamps, and three counts of offering a false instrument for filing.

Police said authorities launched an investigation of Amy Mikulski, 33, after receiving a complaint from the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services for suspected welfare fraud.

Police said the investigation led them to believe that Mikulski had received $5,648 in food stamps by concealing and failing to report income.

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Mikulski turned herself in at the City of Olean Court and was released. She is to appear back at the court at a later date.

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