Woman Charged With Filing False Carjacking Report

A Micro woman was arrested Oct. 25th for filing a false police report.  On Oct. 21st, Amanda Hinson Creech, 31, of E. Goldsboro Street, reported that while she was driving a friend’s Chevrolet truck on Hinnant-Edgerton Road she was carjacked and the vehicle stolen.

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office investigated and determined the truck had previously been involved in a traffic accident and the carjacking never occurred.

Creech was charged with filing a false report to a police station.  She was released on a $500 bond on the misdemeanor charge.