SAN ANTONIO — A former H-E-B worker has been accused of sending bomb threats and graphic texts to coworkers.
An arrest affidavit confirmed Maria Martinez, 20, is going through a cost of creating terroristic threats inflicting public concern.
The arrest paperwork state the textual content messages started on August 30. Messages have been despatched to a number of curbside staff on the Potranco Highway H-E-B with specific graphic images of lifeless our bodies. At the moment, Martinez claimed she was additionally receiving the disturbing textual content messages.
Later, on Sept. 20, the curbside staff obtained messages saying a bomb would go off and included images of the H-E-B location. The following day, the workers obtained extra textual content messages stating: “Get able to be raped and killed at work right this moment… present as much as work right this moment, the bomb is prepared.”
Martinez was referred to as in for questioning by the police, the place authorities say she once more claimed she was receiving the messages alongside along with her coworkers.
Extra messages have been despatched to the workers over the next two days, together with one on Sept. 22 that learn, “You all higher be right here at H-E-B proper now. You’ll all die. I hate you all.”
Investigators say within the arrest paperwork that the messages have been coming from TextNow, an internet service that permits customers to ship textual content messages with out being tied to a specific telephone. Investigators traced the IP handle of the accounts the place the texts have been tied to Martinez’s residence handle, the place police stated she lived along with her mom and father.
In line with on-line court docket data, she has already been launched on bond.