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Angry Wife Who Told Airline Her Philandering Husband Was Planning a Bomb Attack Gets Probation

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A spurned wife who called in a bomb threat to stop her husband from getting on a flight to see another woman last Thanksgiving was sentenced today to two years of probation.

Johnna Woolfolk, 51, of Lynwood showed up in federal court today and argued that she was under a "horrific amount of stress" when she called in the phony bomb threat, according to City News Service. She had just had a fight with her husband, and she wanted to stop him from hopping on a plane to see another woman in Atlanta.

"I'd never acted out in that way," she said. Last January she pled guilty to one count of a single felony count of conveying false and misleading information.

U.S. District Judge Jacqueline H. Nguyen seemed to have mercy on Woolfolk: "While this is a serious offense, I do believe this was aberrant behavior."