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Woman charged with filing false report

STAFF REPORTS


BATAVIA -- A 25-year-old Batavia woman was charged today with falsely reporting an incident and offering a false instrument for filing following an investigation by the New York State Police.

According to NYSP, on Dec. 20, 2017, Brianna J. Smith reported a domestic incident to the State Police in the town of Batavia.

Smith stated during the incident she was menaced with a weapon.  After further investigation, BCI determined a weapon was never displayed or used in the incident.  Smith was arrested and processed at SP Batavia.

Smith, a New York State Trooper who was off-duty at the time of the incident, was issued an appearance ticket for the town of Batavia Court in January 2018.