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Disgruntled Employee Poisoned Office Coffee Maker With Bathroom Cleaner: Cops

(Loudon Co. Sheriff's Office) (Loudon Co. Sheriff's Office)

A Virginia woman was arrested last week after police believe she poisoned her office coffee machine because she didn't see eye-to-eye with her co-workers.

Mayda Rivera-Juarez was charged Friday with adulteration of food, drink, drugs or cosmetics, a Class 3 felony. Authorities allege the 32-year-old put bathroom cleaner in the coffee maker multiple times over the course of several weeks.

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says Rivera-Juarez allegedly sickened many of her co-workers at JAS Forwarding Inc. during that time.

Symptoms reportedly included digestive problems and diarrhea.

According to WTOP, the suspect's co-workers filed a police report against Rivera-Juarez, which started the investigation.

Rivera-Juarez is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center without bond.

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She was arraigned Friday and is due back in court December 20.

If convicted of a Class 3 felony, Rivera-Juarez faces at least 5 years in prison.

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