posted on October 25, 2010 16:03
A Batavia man is under arrest in Wyoming County for unemployment fraud.
25-year-old Robert Barnhart of Main Street is charged with Felony Grand Larceny. The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department reports that in the summer of 2009, Barnhart lived in Silver Springs. During that summer, he’s accused of bilking the State Department of Labor for $3,300 in unemployment benefits.
Barnhart was arrested by Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies on warrant this morning during a traffic stop. He was transferred to the Wyoming County Jail. Now behind bars on $10,000 cash bail.