Police Arrest 18-Year-Old Accused Of ‘Willfully’ Spreading COVID-19
Hit the slammer! Ok, so those probably aren't the exact words this Texas teen is hearing today, but she is behind bars after bragging on social media about willfully spreading COVID-19 to others.
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According to Carrollton Police, Lorraine Maradiaga, 18, is charged with making a terroristic threat, a third-degree felony. Lorraine turned herself in on Tuesday.
According to a news release from the department, Lorraine says that she's negative for COVID-19, but the police say they have no proof that she tested positive.
Lorraine's bond is set at $20,000 and she was taken to the Denton County Jail.
She will be ordered to quarantine for 21 days after she is released from jail as a precaution, police said.
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