Innisfil woman allegedly crashed car, reported it stolen
A South Simcoe police car can be see on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. (Geoff Bruce/ CTV Barrie)
The Canadian Press
Published Monday, February 15, 2016 9:11AM EST
INNISFIL, Ont. - A 21-year-old Innisfil, Ont., woman didn't earn any love from local police on Valentine's Day after she allegedly crashed her car and then reported it stolen.
South Simcoe Police say an officer came across the abandoned vehicle in the early hours of Sunday morning.
They say the car had run over a stop sign, gone through a ditch and wound up stuck in a hedge.
A few hours later, police say the car's registered owner called to report it stolen.
An investigation led officers to believe that the woman had, in fact, been behind the wheel at the time of the accident and tried to cover it up by reporting a theft.
She's now charged with public mischief and failing to report an accident and is due to appear in court in April.