Sept. 02, 2016
Christian Basi, BasiC@missouri.edu, 573-882-4430
COLUMBIA, Mo. — On Thursday, Sept. 1, University of Missouri Police arrested Courtney A. Chancellor, (date of birth 4-2-93) for filing a false report of a robbery. At approximately 8:35 p.m., MUPD received a report of a robbery from Chancellor, who claimed that she had been robbed as she attempted a food delivery near Wolpers Hall on the MU campus.
MUPD immediately sent an emergency notification to the campus community and began a thorough investigation of the report.
“Using evidence from surveillance cameras, we interviewed Courtney Chancellor, and she confessed that she had reported the crime falsely,” MUPD Chief Doug Schwandt said.
Chancellor was charged with one count of filing a false report (Revised Missouri Statue 575.080). Chancellor is not an MU student.