False allegations lands one Vernon Parish woman in jail | Crime
Sheriff Sam Craft of the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office announces the arrest of Alicia Ferrell, age 23, of Slagle.
The Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from Alicia Ferrell on April 7th, 2012 in which she alleged that she had been abducted from a location in Slagle and sexually assaulted.
Alicia Ferrell initiated a phone call to 911 emergency services regarding the alleged incident. Deputies and Emergency Medical Personnel responded and Ferrell was transported to Byrd E.R.
Detectives arrived at the hospital where contact was made with Ferrell. Ferrell did advise Detectives that she was walking in the Slagle area at approximately 1 a.m. and a male subject stopped his vehicle and forced her inside.
Ferrell then stated that she was taken to an unknown location where she was allegedly sexually assaulted.
While in the emergency room Ferrell refused to allow a sexual assault examination kit to be collected. Ferrell also left the hospital before she was examined by emergency room personnel.
After additional investigation Ferrell admitted to law enforcement that the allegations she made were in fact false and that she had not been abducted or sexually assaulted.
Alicia Ferrell was arrested and booked into the Vernon Parish Jail on April 10th, 2012. Ferrell was charged with one count of Criminal Mischief for filing a false police report and one count of False Swearing in that she provided false information which initiated an investigation. Ferrell was also arrested on a warrant for Issuing Worthless Checks. Bond was set at $1500.00 and Ferrell posted bond and was released.