44-year-old John Everett Smith was jailed on November 4th after lying to the police, claiming that he was the victim of an attempted carjacking near the corner of Man O War Blvd and Tiny Town. He stated that while stopped at an intersection, unknown individuals assaulted him and tried to pull him out of his vehicle. Officers reviewed video footage from a nearby witness that showed Smith in a fighting stance before a fight broke out between Smith and two individuals. The individuals left the area on foot, and Smith reentered his vehicle. Officers believed that Smith offered information that he knew to be false during the initial interview.
John Everett Smith was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on November 16th, charged with false report. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $5,000.
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