Aaron J. Bell, 37, of 736 W. Main St., Apt. 5, was charged by Watertown police at 12:35 p.m. Sunday with third-degree falsely reporting an incident.
Police said that on March 3, he falsely reported to an officer that he had been robbed. Police allege that he did so in an attempt to obtain benefits from the Jefferson County Department of Social Services. Further information was not available.
He was given an appearance ticket for City Court.