The Office of the Chief State’s Attorney has decided against pursuing criminal charges against any state employees or private citizens who received D-SNAP benefits they weren’t entitled to following Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

Deputy Chief State’s Attorney Len Boyle said, “It ultimately came down to the allocation of resources.”

Boyle noted there were administrative and other remedies applied in the cases, such as disciplinary action against the state employees.

“All of these cases involved dollar amounts under $1,000,” Boyle said.

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