Thursday, March 5, 2009

Ames woman charged with filing false report

Comment: No explanation given as to why she filed a false complaint, but Lisa Mauricio has been arrested for filing one.

Woman who files false complaint arrested.

AMES, Iowa - An Ames woman has been charged with filing a false report claiming she was abducted and sexually assaulted.

Police say their investigation led them to the believe that 21-year-old Lisa Mauricio's claims were made up.

She told police she was kidnapped on Jan. 17 by people she knew, held at knifepoint at an Ames apartment for two days and sexually assaulted.

Investigators say she had minor injuries when met with police at a local convenience store to file her report.

Police say inconsistencies were discovered in her story and when officers confronted Mauricio she admitted she made up it up.

She was arrested on Tuesday. No hearing date has been set.