Sacto 9-1-1
August 30, 2011
Teen files false hit-and-run, was really smoking marijuana

A Placerville teen was in juvenile hall Tuesday, a day after filing a report that he was hit by an SUV while riding his bike to school.

The boy, who suffered a possible shoulder separation and other injuries, apparently rode his bike into a parked car, said Placerville Police Capt. Mike Scott.

The boy concocted the hit-and-run story to cover that he had been with friends, using marijuana, Scott said.

The boy reported the supposed accident to a school resource officer on arriving at El Dorado High School Monday, saying it had happened at Sacramento and Pacific streets.

"His bike was damaged it was clearly involved in some sort of accident," Scott said.

The officer, after beginning investigation, reinterviewed the boy, who then admitted making the story up.

He was arrested on suspicion of filing a false police report.

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