APD charges two with perjury, conspiracy, filing false police reports

Full announcement from the Asheville Police Department:

Asheville – On 02/11/2013, Investigators from the Asheville Police Department went to 21 Henrietta St to follow up on the reports filed by 46 year old Teresa Knapp and 39 year old Michael Timmons. The incident reports detail rape, harassment, and communicating threats against a Polk County man. Evidence found at the house and subsequent interviews conducted on Knapp and Timmons led investigators to charge both with numerous counts of filing false reports, perjury, and misuse of 911. The Polk County man, Edward Howard Jr. was in a past relationship with Knapp. Mr. Howard was not arrested.

Teresa Sandra Knapp – 16 total charges
3 counts of Perjury
1 count of Conspiracy
6 counts of filing false police reports
5 counts of misuse of 911
1 count of resist, delay, and obstruct
$86,000 Bond

Michael Dale Timmons – 20 total charges
1 count of Perjury
1 count of Conspiracy
4 counts of filing false police reports
1 count of resist, obstruct, and delay
13 counts of communicating threats
$77,000 Bond


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