Sumter woman charged with filing false police report

Sumter woman charged with filing false police report
Sumter woman charged with filing false police report (Source: Sumter Police Department)

SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - A Sumter woman is facing charges after making a false claim that a man had taken her against her will.

Jo-el Rebecca Kelso has been charged with filing a false police report.

Sumter woman charged with filing false police report
Sumter woman charged with filing false police report (Source: Sumter Police Department)

On February 8th Kelso told officials that she was walking on Stadium Road when a man driving a van stopped and tried to force her inside.

The Sumer Police Department says as the investigation continued Kelso admitted that she made the story up. Her motive was to upset a family member.

Kelso has been booked at the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center. Her bond is pending.

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