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Lisa M. Roberts, 44, of 457 Holly St., on Tuesday was accused of welfare fraud and misusing food stamps, as well as other felony charges.

She was charged with third-degree welfare fraud, third-degree grand larceny, a felony charge of misuse of food stamps and two counts of first-degree offering a false instrument. Police said the alleged offense occurred in November 2009.

According to police, she turned herself in at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building at approximately 8:35 a.m. Tuesday, where she was processed and held pending arraignment in City Court.

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