Michigan woman faces criminal charges after using Facebook to harass herself, police say

KENT COUNTY, Mich. - A Michigan woman faces criminal charges after police say she used Facebook to harass herself.

According to MLive.com, police said Cheryl Nelson, 52, admitted to creating Facebook accounts using her ex-boyfriend’s personal information to make it look like his new girlfriend was harassing her.

Nelson has been charged with false report of a felony and unlawful posting of a message, according to the website.

Nelson filed at least eight criminal complaints filed between November 2011 and October 2012 with the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, according to the website. Nelson reported that she had been the victim of stalking, harassment, assault and home invasion.

Kent County Sheriff's Detective Jason Russo wrote in court records that Nelson had been falsely reporting crimes "she was not able to let go of her relationship" with her ex-boyfriend Kevin Haarsma, according to the website.

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