Elecia Battle, who admitted yesterday that she lied about losing a $162 million Mega Millions lottery ticket, was charged today with filing a false police report.
On January 2, Battle told police in South Euclid, Ohio that she had somehow lost the Mega Millions ticket shortly after buying the ticket at a local Quick Shop.
If convicted of the misdemeanor count, Battle, 40, faces a maximum of up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Below you'll find a copy of the winning ticket and the criminal complaint lodged today against Battle in Municipal Court. Today's criminal case is just the latest entry on Battle's rap sheet, details of which Lottery Post first reported earlier this week.
Here's the $162 million lottery ticket that hoaxer Elecia Battle so desperately wanted. A copy of the actual winner -- purchased by Rebecca Jemison -- was provided by Ohio cops who nailed Battle for filing a false police report claiming she had lost the Mega Millions ticket.
Whoop dee doo. One would have to be crazy not to try and steal a 165 Million dollars if all you were going to be charged with was a misdemeanor.
as i look at the copy
THE COPS SHOULD THROW HER IN PRISON!!!
There are thousands of people everyday that get thrown in prison for much less serious crimes than her! She attempted to steal millions of dollars...the cops should charge her with a more serious offense....she should at least go to prison for 6 months! She said that she intended to give some of her winnings to the Cleveland Police department because she always admired the cops (if you can believe that one)
I'll bet money that the other four lines on the winning ticket get played alot this year...
Melvin Milligan ('40)
Jack E. Oliver ('41)
A local judge charged the lawyer who was with Ms. battle with contempt of court. seems that when he was on T.V. with battle he should have been in court on another case....The judge told him that he had to pay court cost and the prosecuters fees for missing court..Seems he had called the judge and stated he was not feeling well.
Sounds like Ms Battle and her lawyer were on the same page when it cames to telling a lie for a chance to share a part of the $162M jackpot.
I wonder if his pratctice will get busier or slower