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      CPD: Filing a false police report WILL land you in jail

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      CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Charleston police arrested a man who they say lied about being robbed so he could get his medication refilled.

      Matthew Scott Kafer, 23, was arrested Wednesday for filing a false burglary report onThursday, April 11 with Charleston Police.

      Kafer is charged with filing a falsepolice report.{}

      POlice say Kafer told police the burglary happened around 1a.m. when someone came into his home through an unlocked bedroom window. Hesaid someone stole 76 suboxone pills, which is a prescribed medicationfor him.

      Investigators eventually found out the burglary didn't occur and say Kafer lateradmitted he staged the burglary to get his medication refilled.

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