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.
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.