Yorkville woman charge for making false report of robbery by police imposter

By on April 30, 2009

Sugar Grove Police Department press release
Danielle L. Hechenbach, 32, of Honeysuckle Ln. Yorkville was charged by police on Thursday April 30th with Disorderly Conduct, a Class 4 Felony, for making a false police report.

On Monday, April 27, Hechenbach reported to Sugar Grove Police that she was a victim of a robbery committed by a man posing as a police officer who had stopped her on Bliss Road. During the course of the investigation, inconsistencies were found in her story. When confronted with these inconsistencies in a follow up interview conducted on Wednesday, she admitted that the incident never occurred. On Thursday the Kane County States Attorneys office authorized the felony complaint.

Hechenbach turned herself into the police on April 30, 2009 where she was booked and released after posting $200.00 bond and with a court date of May 15, 2009

Reports such as this are taken seriously and pursued. When it turns out that they are false, the consequences can be serious. Police appreciate the assistance received from numerous other law enforcement agencies and the overwhelming public response regarding this investigation. Dozens of tips were received and followed up on.