(BEDFORD, IN) - A Lawrence County woman has been charged with perjury after claiming that an off-duty Bedford detective battered her.
26-year-old Heather N. Mefford was booked into the Lawrence County Jail after telling police that Detective Joe Fender struck her several times in the face and nose.
Mumford had previously informed the media the Fender has battered her.
The investigation into the case continues.
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