MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A report sounded a bit too acquainted to Cellular Police. A lady advised investigators somebody ran into the again of her automotive whereas she was driving down the street, and when she stopped, two males within the car that hit her stole her automotive. A couple of extra questions from police, and now that lady is dealing with costs.
Eurasia Tate is now dealing with some critical costs, punishable by as much as a yr behind bars, as a result of police say she filed a false police report.
Tate informed police she was carjacked on Wolf Ridge Street. Her car was then concerned in a chase in Prichard and located on Spring Hill.
“Working with Prichard police, we have been capable of determine the individual within the car,” stated John Barber, Cellular Police. “That individual is understood to her, that she had truly allowed that individual to make use of the car earlier within the day and that as a solution to cowl up his id, she got here up with this carjacking story.”
There’s been over 10,000 visitors investigation this yr, and solely two carjacking studies within the final six month. Cellular police first questioned this story when it mimicked one other current report of a carjacking close by.
“On this case, we spend time, assets,” stated Barber. “Come to seek out out it was all only a rouse to guard a recognized topic who was operating from the police in Prichard.”
Cellular police at the moment are making an instance of this lady, warning others they’re taking this significantly.
“I feel it’s extraordinarily essential that we make the arrest,” Barber stated. “Individuals, perceive, you can’t simply fabricate a narrative, have regulation enforcement come out and examine it, and nothing occur. So if we will make the case, you’re going to go to jail.”
The person who was driving the automotive through the pursuit has not been arrested.