A North Texas woman has been charged with retaliation after being accused of posting an undercover police officer's photo on Facebook and identifying him by his job.
Mesquite Police arrested Melissa Walthall, 30. Authorities said the officer recently testified in a drug case against a friend of Walthall's. Her Facebook post identified the person as an undercover officer, according to a federal affidavit.
After a caller tipped off Mesquite police about the Facebook post about a week ago, an investigator found that it posed a "viable threat to that officer's safety," the affidavit said.
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