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Wilton Woman Charged With Stealing Children's Social Security Benefits

Wilton resident Jane Powell faces charges in the theft of $50,000 worth of Social Security benefits, police say.
Wilton resident Jane Powell faces charges in the theft of $50,000 worth of Social Security benefits, police say. Photo Credit: Wilton Police Department

WILTON, Conn. -- A Wilton woman faces charges of felony larceny and forgery in connection with the theft of government benefits, police said.

Jane Powell, 56, was arrested Tuesday after a joint investigation by Wilton police and the Social Security Administration, police said.

She is accused of taking $50,000 from her children’s Social Security benefits, police said.

Bail for Powell was set at $50,000, police said.

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