Casino cleaner charged with trying to poison co-workers

Casino cleaner charged with trying to poison co-workers


WHAT HAPPENED. JULIE: BEN, EMILY SHE TOLD
, POLICE SHE HAS HAD A PROBLEM
WITH THE COUPLE FOR A WHILE AT
THE CASINO WHERE THEY ALL WORKED
AS JANITORS. SHE ALLEGEDLY EVEN ADMITTED TO
POISONING THEIR DRINKS. 23-YEAR-OLD ALEXANDRIA MARTEL
WAS ARRESTED TUESDAY BY THE MASS
STATE POLICE GAMING ENFORCEMENT. TWO OF HER CO-WORKERS, A COUPLE,
TOLD THEIR SUPERVISOR THEY
BELIEVE MARTEL PUT SOME KIND OF
CHEMICAL IN THEIR UNATTENDED
SOFT DRINKS. THEY PUT THE DRINKS ON SHELVES
DURING THEIR OVERNIGHT SHIFTS
AND AT SOME POINT RETURNED,
NOTICING THE CUPS HAD BEEN
MOVED. ONE VICTIM TOOK A SIP AND SPIT
IT OUT IMMEDIATELY. TROOPERS REVIEWED SURVEILLANCE
VIDEO AND OBSERVED MARTEL
ALLEGEDLY
POURING SOMETHING INTO THE CUPS. TROOPERS SAY SHE ADMITTED TO
POURING A SMALL AMOUNT OF THE
YELLOW CLEANSER INTO THE CUPS,
ADDING SHE KNEW THE CLEANER WAS
A PEROXIDE BASED SUBSTANCE. AUTHORITIES SAY SHE REVEALED HER
MOTIVE SO THAT THEY WOULD GET
, NAUSEOUS SO I WOULDN’T HAVE TO
, WORK WITH THEM OVERNIGHT,
ADDING IT WAS A SPUR OF THE
MOMENT DECISION. MARTEL DATE POST BAIL. SHE’S AT HOME — DID POST BAIL.

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