On 04/22/2018 the North Coventry Township Police department took a report from Christopher Branson of north Coventry regarding his vehicle being stolen. Branson alleged that during the overnight hours of 04/20/2018 and 04/21/2018 someone had stolen his 2010 Volkswagen Passat CC from the Hanover Garden Apartments parking lot. Branson supplied a written statement to officers regarding this theft. Through the course of the investigation it was determined that Branson had also reported his vehicle stolen out of an address in Amity Township. Officers found that Branson's vehicle was later recovered in Amity Township after it was left at the scene of a motor vehicle accident. Branson was interviewed and later admitted to driving his vehicle, having an accident with it and leaving it at the scene of the accident. Branson advised he left the vehicle at the scene of the accident and reported the vehicle stolen to cover up his involvement. As a result of the investigation, Branson was charged with 1 count each of false reports to law enforcement and unsworn falsifications. Branson is awaiting a preliminary hearing on these charges.