Woman Threatened to ‘Blow Up' Miami Beach Police Officers: Police

A Hallandale woman is facing a number of charges after police say she made threats to kill and blow up Miami Beach Police officers.

An arrest report states 39-year-old Johanna Garcia made phone calls and left several threatening messages on the Miami Beach Police internal affairs phone number last week.

In the voicemails, Garcia reportedly threatened "I'm gonna kill you all" and said she was going to "blow you up" using expletives to refer to officers.

Garcia is also accused of sending an email to Miami Beach's records manager on Sunday, April 17 saying "answer me or watch me blow u up, so u never forget my name!"

A Facebook page which appears to belong to Garcia shows her holding two AK-47 assault rifles, police said.

She was arrested Sunday and is facing numerous charges, including making written threats to kill or do bodily injury and making bomb threats.

In court Monday, Garcia told the judge, "I am suing the state for being sexually assaulted and they don't want to investigate. That is the entire case here."

In response to the "blow you up" allegations, Garcia defended herself in court, "I said 'blow up your phone' meaning, 'I'm gonna call you.'"

Garcia had several outbursts in court Monday, with the officer eventually cutting off the microphone.

On the fundraising website called, Fundly, Garcia wrote how she was raped by police officers. Back in 2009, she sued MBPD, arguing they did not seriously investigate her claim that several officers sexually assaulted her.

Garcia was ordered held on $23,000 bond. It's not known if she has hired an attorney.

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