Falsely Accused In NW Florida
Hello: I was falsely accused of rape on Feb 7th, 2008. My wife had died
two years before, and although I had a couple of girlfriend relationships since
her death, they were relatively shallow and short-lived. To make a long, horrible
story somewhat short, I picked up my first one-night stand on Friday, February
1st, 2008. We did several sexual acts together, all explicitly consensual. I even
gave her my gate opener to my property the next morning so she could come back
that evening and we'd grill steaks together. Anyways, during that Saturday, I
got a series of creepy phone calls from her about panic attacks caused by the
death of her boyfriend 7 months previously. She also ranted and raved about the
doctor who wouldn't prescribe any more panic pills since they are addictive. Her
last phone call was sweet and nice, and she wanted to know if we needed anything
from the store before she came over. I told her I was tired and that I'd give
her a rain check. She got insanely mad--called me some names, and asked how to
give me my gate opener. When I picked up the gate opener four days later, she
didn't seem too happy to see me, but what the heck. That afternoon, she bruised
the side of her mouth and face, went to the Sheriff's Office, said I raped her
and kept her prisoner in the house. Two nights later, the police came over with
a warrant and tore apart my house for forensic evidence. To make things worse,
I did have some pot in one my nightstand drawers (to which I admitted guilt).
The bail was $100,000 for charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment (LIES!!!).
The pot charge was ROR. The attorney's fees were $75,000. I also resigned from
my career as an executive at a major southern university--not because of the false
sexual charges--but because of the pot possession for which I was indeed guilty.
I didn't buy it (grew a few plants on my own acreage for personal use), didn't
sell it, and didn't smoke it in public. I was guilty, but that is a repercussion
of what this horrible, evil woman did to me. The charges were dropped within three
months after we subpoenaed my phone records and noted that she had called me NINE
(9) times the next day. I got probation with adjudication withheld for the marijuana
possession charges. Because she filed a false police report and perjured herself
under oath during an injunction hearing shortly before the sexual charges was
dismissed. I tried to get her prosecuted. The state attorney's office will NOT
prosecute her. As I've heard from so many police officers and attorneys, women
who file such false charges are rarely, if EVER, charged for their heinous acts.
For whatever it's worth, I've come to realize that what happened to me is not
uncommon. I am thankful that I found this website since it might "help"
to know that what happened to me has happened, is happening, and will continue
to happen to other decent men who ran across the "wrong" woman. Any
replies or comments would be welcome. Mike