Mother-of-one, Mariah Jordan Smith, arrested after lying to police that her ex-boyfriend raped her and then tied her to a bed
Smith, 25, a nurse from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, charged with making a false report, Saturday
She called Tuscaloosa police Saturday, claiming her ex-boyfriend slipped into her house, raped her, then tied her to the bed
When police contacted the alleged rapist, they discovered he was out of state at the time of the alleged sexual assault, and his alibi was corroborated
Smith was charged with making a false report, bond was set at $6,000
Mariah Jordan Smith of Tuscaloosa woman was arrested Saturday after police said she lied about her ex-boyfriend raping her, and then tying her up
An Alabama woman, Mariah Jordan Smith, has been arrested for filing a false report after police say she admitted to lying about her ex-boyfriend raping and restraining her.
Smith, a 25-year-old nurse from Tuscaloosa, called police at 5pm on Saturday claiming that she was the victim of a home invasion and sexual assault.
Smith, who has a young daughter, police sources said, told investigators that her ex-boyfriend slipped into her house in the 1500 block of Greystone Drive through an unlocked door, made his way to her bedroom and raped her.
investigators determined Smith’s narrative didn’t add up, when they reached out to her former boyfriend, they learned that the alleged rapist was out of state at the time of the alleged assault
After the assault, Smith claimed that her attacker tied her legs to the bed, tied her hands together and took off, leaving her trussed up in her room.
During her interview with police, detectives were able to determine that some of the statements Smith gave them were not true, Capt Gary Hood, of Tuscaloosa County Metro Police, tells Al.com.
When investigators reached out to Smith’s former boyfriend, they learned that the man was out of state at the time of the alleged assault. His name has not been made public.
Smith [in scrubs, a mother-of-one has been charged with making a false report for allegedly lying that her ex-boyfriend raped her, then tied her up
Capt. Hood said investigators corroborated his alibi with local law enforcement there.
Smith was then arrested for lying about the rape and was booked into the county jail on $6,000 bond. However, on Monday evening, records indicate that she may have made bail.
According to her Facebook page, Smith studied nursing at Shelton State Community College.