Health Department Worker Sentenced for Falsifying Food Safety Inspections

Modified: August 22, 2019 11:11am

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Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 49-year-old Timothy Bean of Hamburg has been sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to 3 years of probation. As part of his sentence, he must perform 200 hours of community service.

The defendant admitted that he falsified food safety reports while working as a Public Health Sanitarian for the Erie County Department of Health between November 16, 2018 through December 14, 2018.

Bean pleaded guilty to 14 counts of Official Misconduct, Class “A” misdemeanors, on June 4, 2019.

DA Flynn commends Detective Dan Brinkerhoff of the Erie County Sheriff’s Office for his work on this case.

The case was prosecuted by Chief Candace Vogel of the DA’s Special Investigations and Prosecutions Bureau.