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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Teen files false police report

Tuesday, July 16, 2002

On the morning of Sunday, July 14, Storm Lake Police took a report of a hit and run accident that occurred in the JC Penney Parking Lot on Saturday, July 13.

A 16 -year-old Holstein male reported that his vehicle was struck in the parking lot behind JC Penney's on Saturday while it was parked. The vehicle sustained approximately $3000 in damage.

As police investigated the incident they determined that the damage to the vehicle didn't match the young man's story. Subsequently the male stated he had been involved in an accident in Cherokee on July 13. Storm Lake Police charged the 16-year-old male with Filing a False Report to Law Enforcement. He was released to a parent pending a court date.