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Kendra McKenzie Gill Update: Utah beauty queen arrested for throwing bombs is released from jail, report says

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(CBS) SALT LAKE CITY - An 18-year-old woman, recently crowned Miss Riverton, Utah, has been released from jail after allegedly throwing bombs out a car with three others, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.

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Kendra McKenzie Gill was reportedly released from jail late Sunday along with the three other teens John Patrick Reagh, Shanna Marie Smith and Bryce Christopher Stone.

The paper reports Riverton City officials released a statement saying, "We are saddened by these arrests for all of the alleged participants and their families. We will continue to monitor related developments as more information becomes available. Further comment from Riverton City is not appropriate at this time."

None of the four teens involved in the incident have been charged, according to the paper.

Police say the teens admitted buying plastic bottles, aluminum foil and household chemicals before putting together the explosives and throwing them in neighborhoods. Nine incidents were reported, although police say nobody was injured.

One of the teens involved reportedly told police that he and his friends were "pranking" with fireworks.

The South Valley Journal reports Gill won a $2,000 scholarship in the June 8 pageant. About 40,000 people live in Riverton, 20 miles south of Salt Lake City.

Complete coverage of Kendra McKenzie Gill's case on Crimesider

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