A Mt. Pleasant woman has been charged with multiple misdemeanors following several allegations of false reports.
According to a press release, during the month of April 2020, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office was notified of several reports made by 41 year old Amanda Gorrell of Mt. Pleasant. During the course of an investigation into the reports, information that was reported was determined to be false in nature. As a result of the allegations, Gorrell was charged with 8 counts of False Report to Public Entity and 1 count of Violation of a No Contact Order, all Simple Misdemeanors.
On May 8, 2020 Gorrell was located and arrested on warrants for the previously mentioned charges as well as a warrant for Violation of Probation. She was subsequently transported to the Henry County Jail. The Henry County Sheriff’s office was assisted in the investigation by the Mt. Pleasant Police Department as well additional unnamed law enforcement and public service agencies in the state. Local police departments in Illinois and Indiana also assisted with the investigation.