Affidavit: Woman told boyfriend to make threatening statement online via stolen phone

Affidavit: Woman told boyfriend to make threatening statement online via stolen phone
Tyler Kirkwood (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)
Tyler Kirkwood (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)
Katrina Loftin (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)
Katrina Loftin (Source: Nacogdoches County Jail)

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a couple Friday afternoon after the woman allegedly stole a cell phone and then dictated to her boyfriend what threatening statements to make online via the victim's Facebook account.

Tyler Keith Kirkwood, 26, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County jail on a third-degree felony online harassment - name/person charge and an outstanding warrant for Class C misdemeanor public intoxication charge. No bail has been set at this time.

Katrina Rose-Ann Loftin, 30, of Huntington, was booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail on a third-degree felony online harassment- name/person charge and a Class B misdemeanor theft between $100 and $750 charge. She has since been released from the jail.

According to the arrest affidavit, NPD officers were investigating another incident when Loftin, a suspect in a stolen phone case, approached them and allegedly admitted to telling Kirkwood, her boyfriend, to send threatening statements using the stolen phone and the victim's Facebook account. Loftin also admitted to telling Kirkwood what to type, the affidavit stated.

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