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New Rochelle Woman Charged With Grand Larceny

Lea Vasquez
Lea Vasquez Photo Credit: New York State Police

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – A corrections officer from New Rochelle was charged with grand larceny after her arrest on Aug. 5 after she was accused of filing a false worker’s compensation claim, according to the New York State Police.

Lea Vasquez, 28, of New Rochelle, was charged with offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree and grand larceny in the third degree. She was suspended as a corrections officer at the Downstate Correctional Facility in Fishkill, N.Y.

Vasquez is due to return to the Town of Fishkill Court on Sept. 2.