Ruskin gyrocopter pilot released from prison

The Ruskin man who landed a gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol as part of an anti-corruption protest is out of prison.

Our news partners at The Tampa Bay Times report Doug Hughes is back home after serving three months of a four-month prison sentence at Federal Detention Center Miami.

Hughes, a mail carrier, flew the aircraft to the Capitol on April 15, 2015. He was sentenced in April of this year.

For more, read The Times story.

(© 2016 WTSP)


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