MECHANICSVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Officials in St. Mary's County say a man filed a false police report about his stolen motorcycle in an attempt to cash in on an insurance policy.

The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Gary Weaver, of Mechanicsville, reported his 2012 Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle as stolen on July 6. Police later determined the motorcycle was at a residence in Lexington Park, Md. on July 16, and that the report was fraudulent.

Weaver is charged with making a false statement to police officers causing investigation and false statement to police officer by criminal summons.

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