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Addison woman faces felony charges, accused of stealing public benefits

Investigators say an Addison resident was taken into custody on October 20 on felony charges in Steuben County after an investigation involving the sheriff’s office and Department of Social Services.

Rachael English, 36, of Addison is accused of using another person’s benefit card issued by Steuben County DSS on May 25. She did so on two occasions, resulting in charges of $244.94. English was charged with misuse of food stamps and petit larceny.

She was arrested again on the same day stemming from a second investigation, which dated back to 2018 and 2019.

English is accused of providing false information to DSS resulting in $1,108 in benefits. She was charged with felony offering a false instrument for filing and grand larceny.

The charges will be answered at a later date.