Police: Cherryville woman lied about girl's rape
A Cherryville woman is accused of lying to police about a girl being raped at her home last month.
Stephanie Leeann Bradley, 22, of 205 Engle St., told Gaston County police March 27 that a man living at her home had raped a juvenile, Detective C.F. McAulay wrote in an arrest warrant affidavit. “Both Ms. Bradley and the juvenile have now recanted their stories and admitted to lying to the police officer,” the affidavit states.
Bradley was charged with making a false report to a police station and booked in the Gaston County Jail under a $500 secured bond.