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Nacogdoches man gets 180 days in jail for online harassment on Facebook

Source: Nacogdoches County Jail Source: Nacogdoches County Jail

A Nacogdoches man has pleaded guilty in a case where he used Facebook to harass someone.

Tyler Keith Kirkwood, 26, of Nacogdoches, was arrested in February with his girlfriend Katrina Rose-Anne Loftin, after she stole a cell phone and then told Kirkwood what threatening statements to make online to the victim’s Facebook page, according to officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department.

As part of his plea bargain, Kirkwood will spend 180 days in the Nacogdoches County Jail, and the charge that was originally a third-degree felony online harassment was dropped to a misdemeanor.

Loftin was charged with a third-degree felony online harassment and a Class B misdemeanor theft between $100 and $750 charge. Her charges are still pending.

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

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