Student in BHS Bomb Threat Case Sentenced

A student who sent a threatening email resulting in a lock down of Burlingame High School appeared in court Wednesday.

The Burlingame student from another student’s account, which resulted in a , was sentenced to two weeks of jail time and three years of probation Wednesday.

According to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office, Christine Nicole Azzolino, 19, sent an email to staff members indicating a bomb threat from another student’s computer when he briefly left his workstation. Students were evacuated while police searched the school. There were no injuries and no bombs found.

Azzolino was and expressed no intent to carry out the threat.

She was sentenced to two years of supervised probation followed by one year of court probation and 15 days in jail with credit for one day time served, according to the District Attorney’s Office.

She must also submit to search and seizure, possess no weapons and take 32 hours of counseling.

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