State Police: Trooper arrested after falsely reporting incident while off-duty

Brianna Smith (Photo: New York State Police)

Batavia, N.Y. – New York State Police say a trooper is facing charges after she allegedly falsely reported an incident while off-duty last month.

Brianna Smith, 25, is charged with offering a false instrument for filing and falsely reporting an incident.

State troopers say Smith reported a domestic incident on December 20 in Batavia. She allegedly told investigators she was menaced with a weapon.

Troopers say it was later determined a weapon was not displayed or used.

Smith was issued an appearance ticket for Batavia Town Court.

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