Midland Woman Arrested for Filing a False Report

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland woman got herself into a sticky situation with police.

Lora Ann Barnes is charged with filing a false report after she claimed she'd been attacked and bound with tape last Saturday.

Barnes said she'd been abducted and raped before being taped up and left behind in a parked car.

After police began investigating, they found several problems with her story, and she later admitted she made the whole thing up to avoid going home to her common-law husband.

Her bond has been is set at five hundred dollars.