Heidi Jones charged with filing false police reports

January 5, 2011 10:18:37 AM PST
WABC-TV employee Heidi Jones was formally charged today with 2 counts of filing false police reports.

Miss Jones entered a not guilty plea this morning before a criminal court judge.

Jones is charged with lying to police about claims she was accosted in Central Park and also near her apartment last fall.

Jones faces a fine and jail time if convicted.

Jones remains suspended from WABC pending the outcome of an internal investigation.