A Maryland woman has been arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office after allegedly making a false report about her child being taken by an ex-boyfriend.
Diamond Jade Smith, 21, of Hagerstown, Md., faces charges of felony obstruction of justice, filing a false report, and resisting and delaying officers. According to a press release from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Smith is accused of reporting on Sunday that her 8-month-old child had been taken on Oct. 6 by her ex-boyfriend, who is not the child’s father.
According to investigators, Smith was allegedly aware that the child was actually with the biological father at the time. Smith was placed in the Lee County Jail under $10,000 secured bond.