Police Drop Assault Charges Against Miranda Lambert; Accuser Jailed
April 25, 2008 at 4:01 PM (PT)
As ALL ACCESS told you WEDNESDAY (NET NEWS 4/23), AISHA ESBAY of TYLER, TX accused COLUMBIA/NASHVILLE artist MIRANDA LAMBERT of assaulting her and a friend in an east TEXAS bar recently. After police spent numerous hours researching the case, ESBAY's claims were found to be completely false.
Lieutenant LARRY WIGINTON of SMITH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE announced today that all assault charges against MIRANDA have been dropped, and ESBAY has been charged with filing a false police report. Her charge is considered a Class B misdemeanor, which is equivalent to jail time, a fine or both.
She has been arrested and is currently being held at the SMITH COUNTY JAIL.