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Woman charged for reporting false report to police

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson

 

(KMOV)-- A woman was charged for filing a false report to police.

Angela Rogers, 47, was charged with Disorderly Conduct.

Authorities said on Wednesday Rogers told police she was involved in a traffic accident on Humbert Road near Bethany Lane, Godfrey, Illinois. She reported the vehicle that struck her vehicle drove away after the crash.

Later that day, police took a report from a person in the 7700 block of Redbird Lane, Godfrey, Illinois. It was reported that a witness observed a vehicle registered to Rogers’ strike a vehicle parked on Redbird Lane. The vehicle registered to Roger’s then drove away after the crash. The victim reported that he did not know his vehicle had been struck until later in the evening when the witness told him about it

Police met with Rogers’ at her residence. Rogers admitted that the crash she reported earlier in the day was a false report. She advised a person not covered on her insurance was driving her vehicle and was responsible for the crash on Redbird Lane. The driver of the vehicle was identified and cited for the crash.

 

Rogers was taken into custody and transported to the Madison County Jail where she was held pending formal charges. Bond was set at $15,000.

 

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