N. Idaho teenager pleads guilty in bomb threat - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

N. Idaho teenager pleads guilty in bomb threat

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho. - An 18-year-old in northern Idaho could spend up to ten years in prison and pay a $250,000 fine after making a false threat to bomb the Coeur d'Alene Casino last year.

Sinead Shrae Ambro pleaded guilty to maliciously conveying false information, a felony, in federal court this week.

During a call to the casino on July 15, the Plummer teenager said five bombs had been placed in the building and would explode within minutes. The casino was evacuated and closed for several hours. The casino was reopened after being cleared by authorities who brought in bomb-sniffing dogs from Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington. 

The FBI and Coeur d'Alene Tribal Police investigated the threat, which proved fake.

U.S District Judge Edward J. Lodge is scheduled to sentence Ambro on May 11 in Coeur d'Alene.

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