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Bexar Co. Sheriff's Deputy indicted for placing a terrorist threat

Off-duty deputy Edmundo Renteria, 29, turned himself in Wednesday morning.

SAN ANTONIO — An off-duty deputy with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office turned himself in this morning after being indicted by a grand jury for placing a terroristic threat. 

Deputy Edmundo Renteria, 29, turned himself in to the Cadena Reeves Justice Center, according to a recent release. 

Credit: KENS 5

The indictment stems from an incident that occurred in December of 2018 where Renteria got into a verbal argument at a bar. 

According to court documents, a security guard at the bar tried to escort the off-duty deputy out, but he returned back to the bar and threatened to "shoot it up." 

Renteria was placed on administrative leave in December as a result of the incident. 

The agency is taking action to terminate Renteria's position. 

This makes the 9th BCSO deputy arrested and the 11th BCSO employee arrested this year.