Greig, NY (WIBX) - One person is facing charges following an investigation into the misapplication of state funds in the Town of Greig.

According to State Police in Lowville, 65 year-old Karin Fayle, who serves as Town Clerk and Tax Collector, was arrested for an incident stemming back to last July.

Fayle allegedly diverted a check for $17,364.63 from the Black River Watershed Project to cover a shortage in the town's Property Tax account.

She was arrested earlier today and charged with Official Misconduct, a misdemeanor.

The State Police's Bureau of Criminal Investigation was assisted in its investigation by the state Comptroller's Office.