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TOWN OF LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls woman was charged with welfare fraud Friday as part of the continuing crackdown in Niagara County.

Colby Edwards, 27, of Ontario Avenue, was charge with fourth-degree welfare fraud, fourth-degree grand larceny and three counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. Further details were unavailable.

The Sheriff’s Office, working with the county’s Department of Social Services, has made dozens of arrests in recent weeks.