Edinburg high school administrator arrested for stealing from comic book store, police say

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Source: Hidalgo County Jail Records.

McAllen, Texas (KVEO)—A school administrator for Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District was arrested and charged with theft.

Juan Martinez Jr, who is listed as a district administrator for Edinburg High School, was arrested by McAllen police Friday.

Martinez Jr. was charged with one count of theft of property between $100 and $750, public records show. He was released from jail the same day on a PR bond of $5,000.

Juan Martinez Jr., Photo courtesy: Hidalgo County Jail records.

According to the McAllen Police Department, the theft took place at the Kaboom Comics, a store where comics, cards, and collectibles are sold.

The same day of the arrest, the store posted a video of one of the comics being returned to its shelf.

In a statement from Edinburg, CISD officials said “The district does not comment on personnel matters.”

Currently, it is not known if Martinez is still employed within Edinburg CISD.

Source: Edinburg.ecisd.us

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