Stacy Warren initially told the Clayton Police Department that a man who appeared to be an officer dragged her from her car and assaulted her.
Impersonating A Police Officer
Friday, September 14, 2012
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The woman initially told the Clayton Police Department that a man who appeared to be an officer dragged her from her car and assaulted her.
Charges were filed Wednesday against a woman who claimed to have been assaulted in Clayton by someone posing as a police officer, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office said. Stacy Warren, 47, of the 2200 block of Maximaus Drive in Fenton, faces one count of making a false report. On Sept. 5, Warren told the Clayton Police Department that a man who appeared to be a police officer dragged her from her car and assaulted her. An investigation by Clayton police revealed several inconsistencies in the woman’s statement. Police announced the following day that when they pressed her, she acknowledged she made the story up. Making a false report is a Class B misdemeanor punishable upon conviction by a sentence of up to six months in …
Friday, September 7, 2012
It's unclear why a report was made in the first place.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
It's unclear why she told the story in the first place, the Clayton Police Department reported Thursday.
A woman who reported being assaulted Wednesday by a man who appeared to be a police officer has recanted her story, the Clayton Police Department stated. Investigators found inconsistencies in the victim's statement, and she withdrew her assault claim during a second interview, police stated late Thursday afternoon in a news release. She has not explained why she made the report. The St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office will review the case to decide whether charges of filing a false police report should be filed. The woman who filed the report has been released pending application of warrants. Public Information Officer Korey Golcynski declined to elaborate on the inconsistencies identified by detectives. Clayton police do not appear to …