Ex-Miss Riverton pleads guilty in bomb case

Sep 26 2013 - 11:57am

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Kendra McKenzie Gill stands with her attorney before her court appearance in District Court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gill, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
Kendra Gill, former Miss Riverton, looks on before her court appearance in District Court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gill, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Kendra McKenzie Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
Kendra Gill, former Miss Riverton, stands with her attorney during her court appearance in District Court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gill, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Kendra McKenzie Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
Kendra Gill, former Miss Riverton, looks on before her court appearance in District Court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gill, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Kendra McKenzie Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
Co-defendants Kendra Gill, left, and Shanna Marie Smith hug following court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gil, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Kendra McKenzie Gill stands with her attorney before her court appearance in District Court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gill, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
Kendra Gill, former Miss Riverton, looks on before her court appearance in District Court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gill, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Kendra McKenzie Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
Kendra Gill, former Miss Riverton, stands with her attorney during her court appearance in District Court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gill, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Kendra McKenzie Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
Kendra Gill, former Miss Riverton, looks on before her court appearance in District Court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gill, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Kendra McKenzie Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)
Co-defendants Kendra Gill, left, and Shanna Marie Smith hug following court Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Gil, a beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb. Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500. Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement. The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY -- A beauty contest winner and three other teens have taken a plea deal after being accused of tossing homemade bottle bombs in a Salt Lake suburb.

Kendra McKenzie Gill and the other 18-year-olds pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted possession of a chemical device, a misdemeanor. The charges will be dismissed after they complete 200 hours of community service. In addition, each was fined $500.

Felony charges were dropped as part of the plea agreement.

The defendants were initially accused of driving around last month to toss plastic bottles filled with a toilet bowl cleaner. It reacted with aluminum foil to explode. They said it was a harmless prank.

Gill was Miss Riverton until she relinquished her crown after her arrest.

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