State police say they have arrested two Rome brothers, accused of taking over twenty thousand dollars from their relatives.

Troopers charged 31-year-old Kevin Blanchard and 24-year-old David Rienzo III with grand larceny. The two allegedly stole, forged and cashed numerous checks from family members over a two month period. Blanchard and Rienzo are in custody and awaiting arraignment. Police say more charges are pending.