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Police: Brittany Brown lied about disappearance

Original post made on Mar 31, 2009

Brittany Brown, the young Mountain View resident who made headlines last year when she disappeared for four days after going to a Castro Street nightclub, has been arrested for falsely reporting to police that she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted during the time she was missing.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 11:19 AM

Comments (10)

Posted by Smart Growther
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 31, 2009 at 2:32 pm

No big surprise here. Very tragic for the family. Hope she gets community service rather than jail time and uses the time to inform others in the community about false reporting.

Posted by Marshall
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:01 pm

Considering the reward that people like "Octomom" get for doing the wrong thing, I think more and more people of all ages will be pulling stunts like this to get their 15 seconds of infamy (and cash out on Dr. Phool show).

Posted by USA
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:38 pm

As a parent, I cannot begin to imagine the pain and anguish they went through for those four days.

I am glad that no one went to prison with those false accusations.

Posted by Robert
a resident of Whisman Station
on Mar 31, 2009 at 4:56 pm

What a shocker. Remember back to the original story on the Voice when this first happened and all the comments from people who knew her saying she was a notorious liar ... and then all the comments from her family saying she was not. I guess we know now who was right.

Posted by Anon Teacher
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 31, 2009 at 8:08 pm

I am a teacher where this young lady attended high school. Although she was never in one of my classes, I observed how she treated staff and fellow teachers. I personally overhead her berate a colleague of mine several times - and I also overheard her screaming at her mom on the phone outside of my room a number of times. All I have to say is that I hope this girl gets the help she needs. I have compassion for her and, especially, for her family.

Posted by wow
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 31, 2009 at 10:05 pm

wow no surprise here at all. I hope she is punished appropriately for her actions. all those people on the voice before were definitely right. pathological liar.

Posted by lol
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Apr 1, 2009 at 2:48 am

surprise surprise.

Posted by Big and burly
a resident of Whisman Station
on Apr 1, 2009 at 6:03 am

She needs a good old fashion Spanking! L.o.L.

Posted by eric
a resident of another community
on Apr 1, 2009 at 9:43 am

Wow. You people are anonymously and publicly bashing a CHILD. Yes, she's 18, but a high school kid notheless.

Pathetic and disgusting.

Posted by Franky
a resident of Whisman Station
on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:45 am

My daughter knows Brittany, and when this story was first reported, she said it would turn out to be a lie.

I think we all know Brittany now. =(

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