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4:24 pm
Fri January 7, 2011

Sentence: 5 years Probation

Tulsa, Ok – Okla. clinic director gets probation for bomb scare

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A federal judge has sentenced a former Reproductive Services of Tulsa executive director to five years of probation for falsely reporting a bomb threat at the clinic last year.

U.S. Chief District Judge Claire Eagan also on Friday ordered Linda Meek to pay $1,441 in restitution to the Tulsa Police Department for costs it incurred while responding to the bogus threat.

According to the Tulsa World, Meek pleaded guilty Oct. 7 to a federal count of intentionally providing false and misleading information that a bomb had been placed in a trash can at Reproductive Services, which provides abortions. Police evacuated the facility and a neighboring building Aug. 13, but a bomb technician found no explosive device.

Meek said what she did was "terribly wrong," and she's remorseful about what happened.

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)