Starr County man charged with terroristic threat

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Source: (Starr County Special Crimes Unit)

Rio Grande City (Texas)– A 19-year-old Starr County man was arrested Friday for threatening and officer within the Rio Grande City Police Department.

The Starr County Special Crimes Unit arrested Eutimio Garza from El Refugio on a charge of making a terroristic threat against a public servant after he threatened a telecommunications officer.

According to a statement made from the Starr County Special Crimes Unit, Garza tried to get the officer to tell him of law enforcement activity in the area in order to assist a drug smuggling operation.

He also warned the officer not to report the incident and that the officer would be killed if the drug smuggling was interrupted.

Garza remains in the Starr County Jail.

“We will address any threats against any public servant whether in person or online,” says the Starr County Special Crimes Unit statement.”

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