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      Man who tipped off police arrested for bomb scare

      Luis Marin

      A Port Isabel man who left a tip for police about a suspicious package has now been arrested.

      Port Isabel Police Chief Gualberto Gonzalez confirmed that they have arrested Luis Marin in connection with a packaged labeled TNT.

      The package was found at a shopping center in Port Isabel by Marin, where he then notified the authorities about the box.

      He claimed his innocent to Action 4 News and said he did not realize he would be labeled a suspect for calling in the suspicious package.

      Marin is being charged with making a terroristic threat, a third degree felony.

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