The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo52° Clear

Monday

Hi85° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo56° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi87° Partly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo60° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi84° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo61° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday

Hi81° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday Night

Lo56° Slight Chc Showers

Friday

Hi81° Mostly Sunny

DSHS probes lead to welfare cases against five women

Send to Kindle
Print This
WENATCHEE — Five Chelan County social services clients face charges of welfare fraud in investigations that date back to 2009. Department of Social and Health Services investigator Paula Brantner-Thomas referred charges on all four defendants, now moving through the Chelan County Superior Court system. All face charges of first-degree theft for reportedly deceiving DSHS caseworkers; all but one are also charged with second-degree perjury, and all but two are charged with false verification for public assistance.

View my optionsorSign in