[Ed. – We reported this story at the time (June 2016). The 20-year-old Brit is said to be autistic. After serving his sentence, he will be deported to the UK, where we can hope he will receive care and rehabilitation.]
A British man has been sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison over his attempt to grab a gun in a bid to kill Donald Trump.
Michael Sandford, 20, pleaded guilty in September to being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm and disrupting an official function.
He was accused of grabbing a policeman’s gun at a rally in Las Vegas in order to shoot at the candidate. …
The court heard that he could be eligible for release in four months’ time, at which point he will be deported to the UK.
The defence team said their client is autistic and suffers seizures and obsession-compulsion anxiety.