Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Woman arrested for filing false rape report

CONWAY, AR – A Conway woman is charged with filing a false police report after telling police she was raped by an acquaintance.

Police say the report was filed on Tuesday by 28-year-old Jessica Cherry. In it, she tells police she was taking a shortcut home near 701 1st street when someone she was familiar with asked to pay her for sex. According to Cherry, when she refused she was raped.

Police say that Cherry changed her story several times in subsequent days. They interviewed the alleged rapist, and he told police that Cherry offered to have sex with him in exchange for crack.

On Friday, according to police, Cherry admitted she had sex with him in exchange for drugs, but was in pain afterward. Police say Cherry told them “he did me wrong” and she reported the rape as a way to get back at him.

She is currently is jail, being held without bond and a parole hold.

Link: http://www.fox16.com/news/local/story/Conway-woman-arrested-for-filing-false-rape-report/fN1qhz2_ckGKWgnXP2mmaA.cspx