Couple Arrested for Lying About Car Accident

On February 3rd at approximately 12:39am Parke County Deputies arrested Shawnee Michelle Tidwell and Westley James Lawson of Parke County for making a False Police Report. On January 30th the couple reported their 1999 Chevrolet S-10 stolen. Deputies discovered after further investigation that the couple had crashed the vehicle in Indianapolis and abandoned the vehicle at the scene of the crash. Tidwell and Lawson then fled the scene on foot. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department assisted in the investigation.

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