A fake burglary call and an extramarital affair: Woman arrested for making false report

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Amber Lewis is charged with making a false report to law enforcement, second-degree possession of marijuana and chemical endangerment of a child.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Around 9 a.m. Wednesday, Millbrook police received a call from a woman who reported a burglary in progress at her home. Except there was no burglar.

What appeared to be a routine burglary call turned out to be a failed attempt by a Millbrook woman, 33-year-old Amber Lewis, to use police to spook her husband, who she believed was having an extramarital affair, according to a release from the Millbrook Police Department.

The ruse backfired. Besides charging Lewis with making a false report to law enforcement, officers located what appeared to be marijuana, cocaine and other drugs throughout the house, including in the couple’s 5-year-old child’s bedroom, according to police.

As a result, Lewis was also charged with second-degree possession of marijuana and chemical endangerment of a child.

“Your guess is as good as mine. She knew her husband was engaged in an extramarital affair and called the police on her husband and told us it was a burglary. What her goal

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