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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-217

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 17, 2019
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    Woman Arrested For School Based Threat

    She was arrested for Written Threats to Commit a Mass Shooting or Terrorism.
    • Thursday
    • May 16, 2019
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Lambright Street
    • Tampa


    Juliana Joy Cote
    White Female
    DOB: 10/01/1992
    Address: 3112 W Lambright St, Tampa, FL 33614

    A Tampa woman is facing charges for making a school based threat on social media. Juliana Cote, 26, made a public posting on her Facebook account on Thursday, May 16, with a photograph of a small fake firearm threatening to "shoot everyone" at the nearest elementary school.

    Shortly after, deputies with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office were made aware of the post. They interviewed Cote the same night at her home address, 3112 W Lambright Street, which is in close proximity to Egypt Lake Elementary School. Cote admitted to creating the Facebook post.

    She was arrested for Written Threats to Commit a Mass Shooting or Terrorism.
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