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November 10, 2012

Man accused of worker's comp fraud

A Hancock man has been arrested and accused of fraudulently obtaining $12,000 worker’s compensation benefits.

Delaware County deputies, acting on a complaint from the county Self-Insurance Fund, arrested James T. Rotzler, 59, according from a press release from the sheriff’s office.

He faces three counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree and three counts of workers compensation fraud, all class E felonies, and one count of grand larceny in the third degree, a class D felony.

Rotzler was arraigned in the Town of Deposit Court and released on his own recognizance. He was ordered to reappear on Feb. 4.

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