Police arrest Texas woman who claimed she was intentionally spreading coronavirus
KDAF / Benton County
Lorraine Maradiaga, 18, is charged with making terroristic threats for content she posted on Snapchat.

via KDAF:

CARROLLTON, Texas (KDAF) -- Police in Carrollton have arrested a teenager who allegedly claimed she had contracted coronavirus and planned to infect others.

Lorraine Maradiaga, 18, is charged with making terroristic threats, a felony, for content she posted on Snapchat.


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According to Carrollton police, the 18-year-old, went on social media and said she tested positive for COVID-19 and is “willfully spreading it.” Police said they “currently have no proof” the suspect tested positive.

Maradiaga is ordered to quarantine for 21 days upon release from custody as a precaution, police said.

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