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Woman claims she was kidnapped, later charged for filing false report

Heather Michelle Miller, 46, of Salisbury was charged after she allegedly filed a false report.
Heather Michelle Miller, 46, of Salisbury was charged after she allegedly filed a false report.(Rowan Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Jan. 4, 2021 at 6:55 AM EST
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ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A woman from Rowan County was charged last week after claiming she was abducted and robbed.

Heather Michelle Miller, 46, of Salisbury, was charged by Rowan County deputies after she allegedly filed a false report claiming she had been abducted and robbed by strangers. Miller was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of a controlled substance on jail/prison premises, misdemeanor false report to police station and misdemeanor resisting a public officer.

According to the report, Miller was involved in a drug deal, and made up the abduction claim and gave false names of the other people involved. Deputies were investigating a shoplifting incident at a convenience store on West C in Kannapolis on Friday when they encountered Miller. Miller is accused of giving a false name to deputies, claiming she was “Kathy Daniel.”

Miller allegedly had methamphetamine and two clear baggies of crystal meth hidden inside of her shoe while at the jail.

Bond was set at $5000.

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