Man pleads guilty to bomb threat on Bay Bridge

February 28, 2011 12:04:00 PM PST
The Antioch man accused of making threats and stopping traffic on the Bay Bridge last November has pleaded guilty to felony child endangerment and making a false bomb threat.

Police say Carlos Valentino was despondent over marital problems and threatened that he had a bomb, stopping traffic on the span for several hours. His teenage daughter was with him in the car during most of the ordeal and also had a pellet gun.

Valentino faces up to one year in jail and several years of probation.