Las Cruces Woman Arrested for False Sexual Assault Report
POSTED: Monday, March 15, 2010 - 8:32pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 10:21pm
A Las Cruces woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly falsely claiming that she had been sexually assaulted.
Michelle Holcomb is charged with filing a false police report. Holcomb had reported that she was dragged and raped at a party Saturday.
But police say investigation shows she may having been making it up. When they asked her about it, police say Holcomb confessed to making the story up so she wouldn't get in troule with her parents for getting home late.
The crime is a misdemeanor offense.