Thursday, December 11, 2008

Correction Officer Dana Williams Arrested for Grand Larceny

A New York City correction officer from Huntington Station was arrested yesterday on charges that she submitted false doctor's reports and illegally collected about $50,000 in sick pay, officials said.

The charges against Dana Williams, 36, include third-degree grand larceny, 14 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, and 14 counts of falsifying business records, officials said.

The Department of Investigation said Williams submitted documents that contained false doctor's reports.

Williams, who makes $68,475 a year, was suspended without pay pending resolution of the charges, officials said.

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