Gateway Pundit ^ | March 21, 2013 | Jim Hoft
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013 7:13:28 PM by 2ndDivisionVet
Benjamin M. Wassell, an Iraq War hero who, despite a traumatic brain injury from an improvised explosive device that destroyed his vehicle back in 2006, was able to lead other wounded Marines through a minefield to safety, was the first person charged in violation of the New York State Safe Act.
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Iraq War hero Benjamin Wassell faces seven years in prison for the violation.
Wassell pleaded not guilty today. Guns.com reported:
Benjamin M. Wassell, an Iraq War veteran, was charged with twice selling newly banned military-style ‘assault’ weapons and standard-capacity magazines to an undercover police officer as part of a sting operation conducted by State Police and the New York Attorney General’s Office, the Buffalo News reported.
Altogether, the 32-year-old Silver Creek resident was slapped with three felony charges and one misdemeanor, which as noted could end up putting Wassell, who has no prior convictions, behind bars for as many as seven years…….
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