A Myrtle Beach woman who told police she was raped by four men on the beach near Surfside Beach on Sunday morning was arrested Tuesday after admitting to officers she lied about the rape to cover an affair.
Taffy Timbrelee Wheeler, 31, of Ocean Lakes Family Campground reported being raped by four men who ambushed her and pinned her face down into the sand while she was out for a predawn walk to the beach.
Taffy Timbrelee Wheeler, 31, of Myrtle Beach was charged with a filing a false police report of a felony Tuesday after admitting to officers she lied about being raped by four men on the beach.
She admitted to officers Monday that “she lied about being sexually assaulted by the four males,” according to an incident report filed with the Horry County Police Department. “She actually arranged to have sex that night with a former co-worker and she was scared her husband would find out so she decided to lie about what happen(ed).”