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Former Chenango Forks Fire Chief Accused in Scheme to Use Donated Vehicle

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The former fire chief in Chenango Forks is accused of falsifying paperwork while he was chief in order to obtain a donated vehicle for his own use.57 year old Lewis Merrit of Chenango Forks is charged with felony offering a false instrument for filing and misdeanor official misconduct.

Broome County Sheriff’s Office investigators say the vehicle had been donated to the Chenango Forks Fire Company by a Downstate, New York fireman’s fund.

Lewis was arrested March 17th in the Town of Dickinson and issued an appearance ticket for City of Binghamton Court.

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