Friday, July 22, 2011

Trial date set for Meghan Franks

Meghan Franks will go to trial on September 19th for falsely accusing a police officer of rape when she was 17. As she was a minor at the time, I'm surprised she is named.

Police began an investigation, but changing statements and physical evidence led the Lake Arthur police to believe the claims were false.

She was arrested in April after an investigation that lasted nearly three months. When confronted, she admitted she lied about the incident and that she had inflicted injuries upon herself to make the claims more believable.

She pled not guilty on May 2nd, of filing a false police report. She faces a fine of up to $1,000 as well as up to five years in prison.