Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Cartersville woman charged with falsely reporting sexual assault by deputy

Bartow County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Cartersville woman on felony false statements and writing charges.

According to Bartow County Sheriff's Office reports:

26-year-old Cheryl Alisha Graves of 402 East Church Street, Cartersville was arrested Thursday morning, on three felony counts of false statements and writings after she allegedly lied to law enforcement officials.

Graves reported to officials she was sexually assaulted by a deputy during a traffic stop on the morning of Tuesday, October 16, 2012, near Euharlee.

An investigation by Internal Affairs led officers to believe Graves fabricated her claims about the incident, which lead to her arrest.

Graves is being held in The Bartow County Jail pending a $7, 500.00 bond.