A Reisterstown woman was charged with making a false statement to police after an officer found a TV she said was stolen inside her apartment.
One local woman thought she could avoid paying for a rented television by telling police it was stolen. The problem? Police paid her a visit, and found the TV safe and sound at her apartment. Regina Ann Miller, 51, of the 200 block of Cork Lane in Reisterstown, was arrested and charged with making a false statement after reporting a burglary to officers at the Baltimore County Police Franklin Precinct No. 3. “It became clear that she was concocting the story to avoid payment on a TV that she had rented,” according to a press release. “An officer met her at her home and found the TV inside her apartment, plugged in and with dust on it.”
Police plan to file charges against the woman who made the report.
Baltimore County police said that they plan to file charges against a woman who made a false report of a home invasion and armed robbery. Police investigated a report of a home invasion and armed robbery Friday in Pikesville but later found that report to be false, police Sgt. Jay Landsman said. A resident of the 8900 block of Stone Creek Place reported that, between noon and 3 p.m., Friday, a man entered her home through an unlocked, front bedroom window and demanded cash, according to a police account. The woman identified the man, Landsman said Monday. She also told police he pointed a handgun at her and took some jewelry and other items and left through the front door, police said. "After further investigation, it was found to be a …