Woman who falsely accused Columbus vice officer gets suspended sentence

A woman who falsely accused a now-suspended Columbus police officer of having sex with her in exchange for her freedom was given a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty on Tuesday.Ashley Ward, 32, whose address is listed as the streets of Columbus, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of making false allegations against a police officer following a pretrial hearing before Municipal Court Judge Mark Hummer.Ward said in late 2017 that Columbus vice detective Whitney […]