Contact Us
Wilton Daily Voice serves Wilton, CT
Return to your home site

Menu

Wilton Daily Voice serves Wilton, CT

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Motorcyclist Killed In Crash On Litchfield Turnpike
police & fire

Wilton Mother Accused Of Taking Kids' Social Security Benefits

A Wilton woman has been charged with taking Social Security benefits for her children.
A Wilton woman has been charged with taking Social Security benefits for her children. Photo Credit: File

WILTON, Conn. -- Wilton police responded to an investigation into a Wilton woman alleged to have taken around $50,000 from Social Security benefits of her two children who are minors, according to the Wilton Bulletin.

The U.S. Social Security Administration assembled an investigative report, information police used to obtain a warrant to arrest Jane Powell, 56, said the Bulletin.

Stamford Judicial Court issued the arrest warrant for Powell, the Wilton Bulletin reported.

Her charges are two counts of first-degree larceny and two counts of first-degree forgery, said the Bulletin.

Click here to read the Wilton Bulletin story.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Wilton Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.