American Receives Fine in Turks and Caicos Ammo Case

The first of five Americans who were charged with possession of ammunition in the Turks and Caicos Islands received a suspended 52-week sentence and a $6,700 fine despite the efforts of a congressional delegation to have the charges dropped.

On Friday, Bryan Hagerich, 39, of Pennsylvania, got a 52-week sentence that was suspended for one year, which means he will not be immediately incarcerated, Hagerich’s attorney Oliver Smith told CNN.

The Turks and Caicos government said Hagerich pleaded guilty to the charge.

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