A 29-year-old Tortola man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for firearm possession by an illegal alien, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Ashan Westcott to 10 months behind bars, followed by a one-year term of supervised release.

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