On Friday afternoon, October 14, 2016, officers were dispatched to Sonic Drive Inn, 1602 E. Riverside Blvd., reference a report of an armed robbery. An employee of the business, Kendra P. Bogardus (19) of Loves Park, reported that a man armed with a knife, robbed her. The man alegedly purchased food with a credit card, prior to the robbery.
Investigators tracked down the owner of the credit card & the 57-year old man who used the credit card to purchase food on that afternoon. After interviewing the alleged suspect, Bogardus was charged with filing a false police report.
The charges are merely allegations & the defendant is considered innocent, unless proven guilty in a Court of Law.