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DeSoto woman accused of falsely reporting crime


A DeSoto, Illinois woman faces a felony charge after she is accused of falsely reporting a crime.

Johnson County State's Attorney Tambra K. Cain says Joyce M. Gibbs of DeSoto is charged with the class 4 felony crime of disorderly conduct for reporting to the Johnson County 911 Office a report of a crime having been committed that she knew was false on Nov. 19.

Gibbs was arrested on Nov. 19, 2013.

She first appeared in court on Nov. 20. Her bond was set at $7,500.

Gibbs’ is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Dec. 4 at 9 a.m.

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