Woman Accused Of Causing Manhunt With False Information



IN JOHNSON COUNTY, A WOMAN ACCUSED OF SPARKING A MANHUNT WITH A FALSE POLICE REPORT APPEARED IN COURT YESTERDAY.

STATE POLICE TESTIFIED AGAINST 46-YEAR-OLD JOYCE GIBBS OF DE SOTO. THEY SAY SHE TOLD POLICE SHE WAS KIDNAPPED AT GUNPOINT AND SEXUALLY ASSAULTED NEAR FERNE CLYFF STATE PARK. POLICE SAY THERE WAS LITTLE TO NO EVIDENCE THAT ANY CRIME TOOK PLACE.

GIBBS IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS FELONY COUNTS OF DISORDERLY CONDUCT. SHE WILL APPEAR IN COURT AGAIN ON JANUARY 15TH WITH A JURY TRIAL SET FOR MARCH.

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