As if police officers and federal officials weren't working hard enough to track down the killers of a Fox Lake officer, a Lake County woman has been arrested after calling in a fake tip about the suspects.

30-year-old Kristen Kiefer has been charged with disorderly conduct and falsifying a police report after reportedly leading officials on a wild goose chase in their search. According to FoxNews:

Kiefer told police she had pulled over to the side of the road with car trouble when she saw two men, one white and one black, near a cornfield. She claimed they tried to get into her car, but fled because they feared she was going to call the police.

Lake County Sheriff's Sgt. Christopher Covelli says about 85 federal, state and local law enforcement officials responded to the scene after Kiefer's report. They were joined by 11 police dogs and three air support units in the search, which lasted approximately five hours.

You almost think disorderly conduct and falsifying a police report aren't harsh enough charges in a case like this. Kiefer reportedly told police she lied because she was seeking attention from a family that employs her as a nanny.

Well, she's going to get a lot of attention now. The search for the killers continues.

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