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Woman arrested for filing false report after wreck

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BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

A Blytheville woman was arrested Saturday for filing a false police report after a car crash.

According to a Blytheville Police Department incident report, an officer responded to an accident with an injury at the intersection of Main Street and Lockard Street.

When the officer arrived, he found a red Chevrolet Impala that had left the road and crashed into pile of rubble at a construction site.

Witnesses told police that several of the passengers in the vehicle immediately ran away from the scene.

One witness also told police that they heard one of the passengers yell “get the tags and liquor.”

A small child was also taken from the scene. The occupants ran south on Lockard Street, according to witnesses.

An injured woman, later identified as Patricia Caples, told police she was 9 months pregnant and could not walk because of the pain.

Caples refused to give police any information about the accident and refused to cooperate.

Dispatched received a call in the 1300-block of Ash Street of a woman, Alexandria Wilson, 18, of Blytheville, saying her red Chevrolet Impala was stolen.

The report said witnesses were able to pull up a picture of Wilson on Facebook and they said she was the driver.

Wilson denied being involved in the accident.

Officers told Wilson that the injured woman was taken to the emergency room and Wilson said “she got out of the car fine.”

Wilson was arrested and charged with filing a false police report.

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